Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: AP Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: AP
Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: AP
Myanmar

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Aung San Suu Kyi, her NLD party and the Myanmar military that staged the coup

  • The relationship between Suu Kyi and the country’s powerful military has deteriorated in recent years as the state counsellor sought to expand civilian control
  • She sought to amend 2008 constitution guaranteeing military one-quarter of seats in parliament, prompting army leaders to reject results of November elections

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Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: AP Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: AP
Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: AP
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