military control in Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

US announces Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Leaders

The President of United States, Joe Biden, announced sanctions on the military leaders in Myanmar on February 10, 2021. Key facts The sanctions were put by the Biden’s administration in order to prevent the Myanmar’s generals from accessing the $1 billion of government funds which is held in the US. The government would identify the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Myanmar Military launches State Administrative Council

The Military regime in Myanmar has announced the establishment of a new State Administrative Council. About State Administrative Council The administrative council is headed by the Army Chief General Min Aung Hlaing. It comprises of total 11 members. Out of the 11 members the eight members are from the military itself. Highlights The General Min ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Why state of emergency announced in Myanmar?

The military of Myanmar has taken control of the country and a one-year state of emergency has been announced. Further, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and other government leaders have been detained. Why emergency has been announced? The state emergency was announced because the government was failed in tackling the situation of Covid-19 pandemic. ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: