Burma—Military Says State Of Emergency Could Last 2 Years

Al Jazeera | 04/07/2021

The military regime in Burma is considering extending a state of emergency for another year, reports Al Jazeera (Qatar). Reporters from Al Jazeera and CNN were admitted for a week-long monitored tour of Yangon and Naypyidaw, which concluded on April 6. During the tour, Brig Gen. Zaw Min Tun said that the year-long state-of-emergency implemented after the Feb. 1 coup could be extended an additional year. After a maximum of two years, Burma will hold elections, the general said. More...

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