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đŸ§”#Israel/#Myanmar: In wie weit ist der israelische #Spyware Hersteller #Cognyte an der Ermordung von der #Rohingya-Bevölkerung in Myanmar verwickelt? Klage am obersten Gericht gegen #Cognyte und ungenannte Beamte des Verteidigungs- und Außenministeriums eingereicht. 1/x Israel/Myanmar: In wie weit ist der israelische #Spyware Her
2/x Fest steht, dass das Unternehmen eine Ausschreibung zum Verkauf von #Spyware an #Myanmar vor dem #Putsch gewann.
3/x #Israel|s #Cognyte Software Ltd hat einen Monat vor dem MilitĂ€rputsch im Februar 2021 eine Ausschreibung zum Verkauf von Abhör-Spyware an ein unterstĂŒtztes Telekommunikationsunternehmen des Staates #Myanmar gewonnen, wie aus geprĂŒften Dokumenten von @Reuters hervorgeht.
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For all who are interested in the politics of #Burma and for all those who have been left questioning the logic and timing behind this supposed '#coup' - I think we need to first understand that there was no #democracy to begin with
The 2008 Constitution was written by the #Tatmadaw for the #Tatmadaw
1. 25% seats go to military
2. Military retains power in key depts and retains veto
3. Commander in Chief can call State of Emergency at a whim
The idea of the #Burma constitution 2008 was that with the combination of the 25% reserved seats and with the #military proxy party USDP only needing to secure 25% more of the popular vote, the military would always retain 'democratic' control
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THREAD: A toxic mix of vanity, ambition & naivety has led to the arrest of #SuuKyi & return to military rule in #Myanmar. The pall of the discarded 1990 election & 20 years of dictatorship now looms large. So is Tatmadaw really seizing power for 1 year only? 1/
At question here is the problem of the 2008 Constitution. The military designed it, and it is now the albatross holding back progress in a range of areas - from the 'peace process' and federalism, to citizenship, Presidential appointments etc 2/
The military wrote 2008 Constitution during dark days of dictatorship; it protects their interests via complete autonomy & 25% military seats in parliament. But to give popular legitimacy it also opened 75% of seats to election- vast bulk which #SuuKyi/NLD won in 2015 & 2020 3/
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for everyone who is confused af about the #burma #myanmar #coup - for those who are asking, should we be calling out for #SuuKyi release? but wasnt she the one who defended and oversaw #genocide against #rohingya ? but how come everyone is up in arms about her detention now...
is it the #military or is it #suukyi who is the bad guy here...
I understand and get why you are confused. Let me just say this to clear it up for you - they were in bed together the whole time through.
There has never really been any #democracy in #Myanmar #Burma...
#SuuKyi was just a puppet for the #military. This #coup isnt even really a coup, because according to the #constitution of #Burma the military is legally entitled to do this. So what can the world do I hear you say?...
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No lockdown in #Myanmar for now over #COVID19 #coronavirus. But yet ANOTHER committee formed to deal with virus. This time, headed by VP Myint Swe, ex-#Yangon Chief Minister, ex-military general. New committee has 10 members including #defence #homeaffairs #labour #communications
Remember some 2 weeks ago, #Myanmar had formed a national #COVID19 #coronavirus committee led by #AungSanSuuKyi herself when at that time she maintained the nation has no confirmed cases of the virus. Today, the country sees 15 cases with 1 death just reported today (March 31) ImageImageImageImage
So what's the difference between new #COVID19 #coronavirus committee led by #Myanmar #VicePresident Myint Swe & the one headed by defacto leader #AungSanSuuKyi, also looking to tackle the #pandemic? And committee under #VP Myint Swe will report to #SuuKyi or direct to #President? Image
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#Myanmar #AungSanSuuKyi leads delegation to defend nation's interest at the #Hague Dec 10-12. #Gambia filed case at @CIJ_ICJ accusing Myanmar of #genocide against the #Rohingyas, forcing more than 700,000 to flee to #Bangladesh from 2017. Myanmar rejects allegations (Govt pics) ImageImageImageImage
As #Myanmar #AungSanSuuKyi transits in #Thailand enroute to the #Hague, some #ethnic citizens overseas supporting #Gambia case against Myanmar over #Genocide allegations. Before departing country, defacto leader #SuuKyi also met #China Foreign Minister who has defended Myanmar ImageImageImageImage
On Dec 10, #Gambia will kick off the 3-day @CIJ_ICJ hearing 1st on case accusing #Myanmar of #Rohingya #genocide. Myanmar will get its chance to refute on Dec 11. On final day Dec 12, Gambia will have 1.5 hrs, while Myanmar gets 1.5 hrs to wrap up their respective oral statements ImageImageImageImage
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