Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends a ceremony to mark Myanmar’s 77th Armed Forces Day in Naypyidaw in March 2002.  Photo: Myanmar Military Information Team/Handout via AFP
Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends a ceremony to mark Myanmar’s 77th Armed Forces Day in Naypyidaw in March 2002. Photo: Myanmar Military Information Team/Handout via AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar junta ‘losing control’ as armed resistance digs in, rights experts say

  • A briefing, released by the Special Advisory Council for Myanmar (SAC-M), said the junta’s legitimacy has been shredded since its February 2021 coup
  • Mushrooming armed resistance to the coup means the junta now has ‘stable’ control of just 72 of the country’s 330 townships

Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends a ceremony to mark Myanmar’s 77th Armed Forces Day in Naypyidaw in March 2002.  Photo: Myanmar Military Information Team/Handout via AFP
Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends a ceremony to mark Myanmar’s 77th Armed Forces Day in Naypyidaw in March 2002. Photo: Myanmar Military Information Team/Handout via AFP
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