Military Coup

Sudan's PM Hamdok, civilian face of rocky transition

Sudan's prime minister Abdalla Hamdok was the face of the country's fragile transition to civilian rule for more than two years before he was ousted and detained in a coup last month. Now he's back

A Sudanese boy draped in the national flag lifts a portrait of a slain protester during a demonstration calling for a return to civilian rule in 40th street in the capital's twin city of Omdurman, on 21 November, 2021

Myanmar arrests ex-lawmaker it says masterminded anti-junta attacks

Myanmar security forces have arrested a former lawmaker and prominent hip-hop artist accused of masterminding a string of attacks targeting regime forces and officials

Soldiers stand next to military vehicles as people gather to protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar on 15 February 2021.

Myanmar junta charges Suu Kyi with fraud during 2020 polls

Myanmar's junta has charged ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi with committing electoral fraud during the 2020 polls, state media reported Tuesday

In this file photo taken on 13 March, 2021, a protester holds a poster with an image of detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar court sentences US journalist for 11 years

Fenster also faces charges of sedition and terrorism, which could see him jailed for life

Myanmar court sentences US journalist for 11 years

Sudan anti-coup protesters gear up for mass rallies

Sudanese anti-coup protesters are planning mass demonstrations Saturday against a military takeover that has derailed the country's transition to civilian rule and triggered deadly clashes

Supporters of the Umma Party, Sudan's largest political party, chant slogans during a protest against a military coup that overthrew the transition to civilian rule, on 29 October, 2021

Myanmar

Senior aide to Suu Kyi sentenced to 20 yrs in prison

Win Htein, a senior aide to Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday on charges of high treason, media and one of his family members said

Win Htein, one of the leaders of National League for Democracy party, arrives to attend opening ceremony of 21st Century Panglong conference in Naypyitaw, Myanmar 24 May, 2017

Dozens of homes destroyed in Myanmar shelling: reports

Junta troops shelled the town of Thantlang in western Chin state after a confrontation with a local self-defence force, according to Khit Thit media and The Chindwin news outlet

Members of Myanmar Army stand next to military vehicles as people gather to protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar, on 15 February, 2021

Myanmar's military junta

Walking with a few friends

The military regime in Myanmar is worried about being frozen out of the ASEAN bloc

A group of women hold torches as they protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on 14 July 2021

Sudan PM released as protesters face tear gas

Sudanese prime minister Abdalla Hamdok was brought home late Tuesday, his office said, after a day of intense international pressure following his removal in a military coup

Sudanese protesters erect roadblocks in the capital Khartoum on 26 October, 2021

Myanmar junta boycotts summit in protest at snub

Myanmar's junta boycotted a Southeast Asian summit Tuesday after its chief was banned from the event, deepening the regime's isolation nine months after it took power in a coup

 This handout photo released by the host broadcast, ASEAN Summit 2021, on 27 October, 2021 shows Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (C) taking part in the ASEAN-Japan Summit on the sidelines of the 2021 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit, held online on a live video conference in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan
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