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Myanmar: Military Coup Kills Fragile Democracy

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Soldiers at a blockaded road to Myanmar’s parliament in Naypyidaw during the February 1, 2021 coup. © 2021 Reuters (New York) – Governments worldwide should together demand that the Myanmar military respect the results of recent national elections and relinquish power, Human Rights Watch said today. Military authorities are holding dozens of activists and National League for Democracy (NLD) officials incommunicado, raising concerns about their possible mistreatment in custody. On February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military arrested the civilian leaders of the national…

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