Myanmar Military Coup, Promises to Hand Power back

Myanmar’s military denied on Tuesday that its dismissal of the elected government was a coup, further indicating that its action towards it was justified.

Myanmar Military Coup, Promises to Hand Power back

This was due to the fraud in a November 2020 election that was not addressed, and it would hand back power after a new election could be done.

According to Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, the spokesman for the ruling council stated the following: “Our objective is to hold an election and hand power to the winning party”.

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This comes at a time the military had seized power since February 1st a move which led to the arrest of Myanmar leaders such as President U Win Myint and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar Police Using water Cannons to disrupt the Crowd Source Myanmar Now

The two have been in custody from Feb. 1-16 for further investigation by the Dekkhina District Court in Naypyitaw.

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However, up to the time of posting this article, the military has not given a date for a new election but it has imposed a state of emergency for one year.

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