Elected leaders, lawmakers, student protesters, election officials and striking civil servants are among the increasing numbers being held by the military.
Military regime attempts to terrorize the people of Myanmar with escalating assaults on anti-junta protesters across the country.
Security forces moved on protesters early and with deadly force on Sunday; despite the bloodshed, protesters regrouped in the afternoon to continue their general strike.
Dozens of injuries and arrests reported as police charge on protesters and open fire in Mandalay and Yangon on Friday.
Australia has condemned violence against protesters and wants answers over the fate of its national, Professor Sean Turnell.
Historic show of defiance against military dictatorship expected to rival ‘Four Eights’ uprising of three decades ago.
NLD lawmakers pledge loyalty to democracy and say they stand with the people in defiance of the coup.
Hand-picked body will oversee a do-over vote to reverse the NLD’s landslide victory in November.
A state of emergency has been declared in Myanmar; Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders have been arrested and the government’s powers transferred to the military.
The arrests came just hours before the scheduled opening of the new, NLD-dominated Parliament; party spokesman says military may try to force official handover of power.
Will Myanmar see another coup? The answer depends on whether the military’s views have evolved beyond those that drove Gen. Ne Win to seize power over half a century ago.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing should meet after perceived threat of coup, they say.
Dismissing military claims of fraud in the Nov. 8 general election, the Union Election Commission said changing the public’s will would violate the Constitution.
Speaking after a military spokesman refused to rule out another coup, the commander-in-chief said past military governments had twice revoked Myanmar’s constitutions.
A military spokesman’s refusal to rule out a coup amid repeated claims of electoral fraud brings unanimous condemnation.