military control in Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

UK announces new sanctions against Myanmar

Foreign Secretary of United Kingdom, Dominic Raab, has announced new sanctions against Myanmar on September 2, 2021. Highlights New sanctions were imposed on Myanmar to affect the businesses that provide financial support to the military junta. According to UK government, new sanctions are aimed at Myanmar businessman U Tay Za and his Htoo Group. Htoo ..

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Myanmar’s military extends Emergency for two years

Myanmar’s military has extended emergency for two years, after seizing power from elected government of Myanmar. Highlights Military had seized power from elected government six months ago in February 2021. According to Military leader, state of emergency will achieve its objectives by August 2023. Military government named itself as “caretaker government” and Min Aung Hlaing ..

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Myanmar Military’s ‘Four Cuts’ Strategy

Myanmar military, also known as Tatmadaw, have returned to its “four cuts strategy” in order to stamp out resistance to its rule after it seized power from elected government of Myanmar in Military coup on February 1, 2021. Background As per an independent researcher, ‘four cuts’ strategy was first developed in the 1960s. Myanmar military ..

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US co-sponsors EU-led Resolution over Myanmar Human Rights

United States has co-sponsored a resolution led by European Union (EU) highlighting ongoing human rights concerns in Myanmar including for Rohingya. It has also recalled developments made since February 1 in 46th session of UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Background Council of the European Union on March 22, 2021 imposed sanctions on 11 individuals who ..

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Australia suspends Defence Cooperation with Myanmar

The government of Australia has suspended its defence cooperation with Myanmar and has decided to redirect the humanitarian aid which the country was providing to the government of Myanmar. This decision was taken on March 7, 2021 by the government following the military takeover of the government of Myanmar and detention of the Australian citizen ..

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