South Asia and Beyond

Myanmar’s Military Strikes: Democracy Takes A Hit

NEW DELHI: After a decade of democracy, the Myanmar Military has seized power and put the country under emergency rule. There was massive fraud in the voter list for the general elections held last November, the junta says, claiming that emergency has been imposed as per constitutional provisions. In this video chat, StratNews Global Editor Surya Gangadharan and former Special Secretary to the Government of India Pratap Heblikar discuss the ramifications of the recent developments in Myanmar, including the detention of state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.

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