Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing is thought to want a new chairman of the Union Solidarity and Development Party ahead of the proposed 2023 election.
As coup leader Min Aung Hlaing plots to become president and consolidate military rule, he has turned to his mentor Than Shwe for advice.
U Khin Yi, a key aide of junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, was rewarded for his part in the military takeover.
Since last year’s coup, the junta has systematically restricted the rights of Myanmar people in an effort to target opponents of military rule.
On this day a year ago, USDP vice chair U Khin Yi organized the first of a series of protests targeting the Union Election Commission for announcing the NLD’s poll win.
Ex-minister U Soe Thane writes that current immigration minister U Khin Yi organized the rallies, including some where thugs attacked pro-democracy supporters.