Myanmar Confirms That Aung San Suu Kyi Will Not Be President — but a Former Aide Will Rule in Her Name
A close friend and senior aide of hers, Htin Kyaw, is instead expected to rule in her name. Aung San Suu Kyi is constitutionally barred from holding the presidency.
Burkina Faso's Ousted Interim President Is Back in Office After Attempted Coup
Despite President Michel Kafando's return to office, it was coup leader General Diendéré who welcomed a delegation of West African leaders, who traveled to the capital to make sure the interim president was officially reinstated.
Thailand's Ousted Prime Minister Denies All Charges as Impeachment Trial Begins
Yingluck Shinawatra's supporters say the trial is a ploy by the junta to stifle her influence and keep her from running in promised upcoming elections.
Brazilians Demand Justice for Horrors That Took Place During Military Dictatorship
As Brazil’s National Truth Commission wraps up its work and disbands, calls are growing for the punishment of perpetrators of torture, murder, and forced disappearances.