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Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi detained in apparent military coup – Sydney Morning Herald

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, amid escalating tension between the…



Australia is a long-standing supporter of Myanmar and its democratic transition. We call on the military to respect the rule of law, to resolve disputes through lawful mechanisms and to release immediately all civilian leaders and others who have been detained unlawfully.
We strongly support the peaceful reconvening of the National Assembly, consistent with the results of the November 2020 general election.
Opposition foreign affairs spokeswoman Penny Wong said Labor condemns the detention of numerous…

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