- 01Junta places restive regions under martial law
- 02US says emergency extension prolongs ‘illegitimate rule’
- 03Myanmar “non-political” representative invited to upcoming ASEAN meet
- 04Junta says a third of townships not under full military control
- 05Indonesia to send general to Myanmar to highlight transition, president says
- 06US seeks ways to limit Russian military supplies to junta
The military does not “fully control” more than a third of the country’s townships, state media on February 1 reported junta chief Gen. Min Aung Hlaing as saying, as authorities extended a state of emergency for six months. Of the total 330 townships, 198 are “100% stable,” said Min Aung Hlaing, while the remaining 132 require varying degrees of “security attention.” “Although there is no protest at this moment, violence is still there,” he said, according to state broadcaster MRTV. “Terrorists are terrorizing, disturbing, killing and destroying” and hampering plans to hold elections, he said. Following the 2021 coup, the military has clashed with established ethnic rebel organizations as well as dozens of People’s Defense Forces that have sprung up to fight back against the coup. Analysts say some anti-junta groups have surprised the military with their effectiveness. The regime had been expected to hand over power to a transitional government under its control after the expiry of the emergency rule at the end of January, but a court ruled the extension was in line with the 2008 Constitution. The announcement came as a silent strike was held to mark two years since the civilian government of Aung San Suu…...
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