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Myanmar’s Military Should Reverse Its Coup

On 1 February, Myanmar’s armed forces overthrew the country’s civilian leaders.

International actors should make clear in word and deed that there will be no business as usual until the elected government is restored.

  • ICG

If protests break out, the military should act with maximum restraint.

In a major blow to Myanmar’s fragile democratic transition, the army staged a coup d’état on 1 February 2021.

It arrested senior political figures of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) – including the country’s de facto civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi – and…

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