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Sudan coup attempt fails

Authorities in Sudan reported on 21st September that a coup attempt against the transitional government, the Sovereignty Council, had failed. Government officials say those behind the attack were soldiers loyal to the previous ruler Omar al-Bashir who after three decades had been deposed in 2019. 21 officers have been arrested in the aftermath of this…

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Conflict in Myanmar continues to escalate

The situation in Myanmar has escalated dramatically since our last report, with the Burma Coordinator for the Alternative ASEAN Network, Debbie Stothard, declaring “an all-out civil war” as an increasing probability in Myanmar to the BBC. According to Turkish News site “Anadolu” 581 civilians have been killed by the military in the country – with…

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Myanmar military seizes control in coup

Control of Myanmar has been forcibly taken by the country’s military in a successful coup on Monday. Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s leader since 2016, has been detained along with other government officials. Myanmar began to form a democratic government system in 2011. Prior to this, the country had been military-controlled since 1962, having…

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