Protesters in Myanmar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup. Photo: Reuters Protesters in Myanmar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup. Photo: Reuters
Protesters in Myanmar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar

Myanmar coup: why military felt threatened by ‘stubborn’ Suu Kyi

  • The Tatmadaw claims its coup was a response to a fraudulent election in 2020, but it has been struggling to dominate the democracy icon for decades
  • Her NLD party’s growing clout at the ballot box and plans to amend a constitution rigged in the military’s favour seem to have set the clock black

Topic |   Myanmar
Protesters in Myanmar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup. Photo: Reuters Protesters in Myanmar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup. Photo: Reuters
Protesters in Myanmar with a picture of Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup. Photo: Reuters
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