The New Paper

February 4, 2021

Myanmar military leaders charge deposed civilian leader

Myanmar’s military charged deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with illegally importing walkie-talkies. The charges were criticized as being used to justify and continue the ongoing military coup, which has drawn widespread international condemnation. Meanwhile, military leaders blocked access to Facebook yesterday. The platform is widely used throughout Myanmar and serves as the primary internet access mechanism for many of the Southeast Asian nation’s residents.
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