#Coup d'etat

4 April.Amman, Jordan
Prince Hamzah bin Hussein prime suspect in Jordan Coup d'etat (Photo Credits: AFP)

  • Jordan said Sunday it had stopped a plot to "destabilise" the kingdom involving Prince Hamzah bin Hussein
  • Prince Hamzah bin Hussein is the half-brother of King Abdullah
  • Prince Hamzah on Saturday said that he was placed under house arrest

11 March.Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar (Burma)
Anti-coup protesters with makeshift shields take positions in Mandalay, Myanmar. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI File)

  • The US imposed sanctions on two adult children of Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing
  • The step is in response to the Burmese military's coup against the elected government
  • Myanmar has been in turmoil after the military ousted and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi

6 March.Mizoram, India
Myanmar refugees raise slogans during a protest against China's support to the new military rule in Myanmar, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

  • Around 35 people have sneaked into Mizoram from Myanmar till now, sources said
  • Myanmar has been enfolded in protests since the February 1 military coup, forcing people to flee the nation
  • Myanmar asked Mizoram to "handover" refugees "in order to uphold friendly relations" between the two nations

25 Feburary.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Anti-coup protesters and riot policemen face off in Mandalay, Myanmar, Wednesday. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The ban is applied to the Myanmar military accounts and entities controlled by the armed forces on Instagram and Facebook
  • "Events since the February 1 coup, including deadly violence, have precipitated a need for this ban": Facebook
  • To disperse the protesters in Myanmar, the security forces have steadily increased the use of force

21 Feburary.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
The security forces in Myanmar have, in recent days, steadily increased violent crackdown upon peaceful protestors following civil disobedience movement. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Tatmadaw True News Information Team was removed for 'repeated violations of community standards' 
  • The social media giant has, in recent years, banned hundreds of army-affiliated pages on its platform
  • A military coup on February 1 deposed the democratically elected leaders, including Aun San Suu Kyi

18 Feburary.Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The Army's firing with rubber bullets at railway workers led to one person getting injured. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • The Army on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against six celebrities in the country through an anti-incitement law
  • The public demonstrations have considerably stalled functioning of the country's government offices
  • The anti-incitement law has repercussions such a two-year long prison sentence

13 Feburary.Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
As UN demanded the release of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, opposition to Myanmar's new military regime intensified on Saturday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The army takeover in Myanmar brought a decade-old democracy to an end
  • Troops have stepped up arrests of civil servants, doctors and others joining strikes
  • More than 320 people have been arrested since last week's coup

12 Feburary.Genève, Switzerland
Demonstrators with pictures of Gen. Aung San, father of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi shout slogans against the military coup during a protest in Mandalay, Myanmar (AP/PTI Photo)

  • There are 'growing reports, photographic evidence' of use of live ammunition against protesters in Myanmar: UN
  • The UN can impose sanctions, arms embargos and travel bans on people responsible for coup in Myanmar
  • The coup leaders of Myanmar are an "appropriate focus of such actions": UN

12 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Demonstration outside the Myanmar embassy against the military coup. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The United States on Thursday announced sanctions on the leaders of Myanmar's junta
  • Treasury Department said it was blocking US assets with 10 current or former military officials
  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken renewed calls on the military regime to relinquish power

11 Feburary.Washington D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden said his administration would identify targets of those sanctions in the coming days. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Joe Biden approved a new executive order to "immediately sanction the military leaders"
  • He called for the release of the detained democratic political leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Biden said his administration was cutting off the Myanmar generals' access to $1 billion in funds in the US