military junta

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Synonyms for military junta

a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power

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The country's military junta still does not permit her to engage in political activities.
At the same time, eleven local pro-democracy organizations urged the military junta on Monday to release more than 2,200 political prisoners on the Burma's Independence Day, yesterday January 4.
India, which is scrambling to build closer ties with Myanmar's military junta in response to China's moves, has expressed no critical view of the polls.
Galtieri represents all that was bad about that oppressive, dirty and bloody-handed military junta.
In last month's coup, the military junta interrupted presidential elections to prevent a likely victory for Carlos Gomes Junior, who had run on a campaign of reforming the military.
The Christian Science Monitor quoted Assistant Secretary of State Scot Marciel, as saying that the US wants to see "real progress" in Burma, such as allowing Aung San Suu Kyi to enter 2010 elections, before it extends bilateral ties with the country''s military junta.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reasserted a call Monday for Myanmar's military junta to free the country's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi.
THE ruling military junta came to power in 1962 in a brutal and bloody coup.
The European Union has extended for a further six months its sanctions against the military junta in Burma (Myanmar).
I'm strangely relieved that the results of the autopsy didn't show any foul play by the military junta," said Mr Olisa Agbakoba, the national coordinator of the United Action for Democracy.
But he appeared to change the Government's stance when he said it should be remembered that an evil military junta had been overthrown.
The Burmese people continue to be bludgeoned by the military junta.
Earlier, a forum of Indian lawmakers had urged Myanmar's military junta to release Suu Kyi, saying that her release was essential for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar.
President Barack Obama pressed Myanmar's military junta Tuesday to release the country's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi ''immediately and unconditionally.
It was their seventh day of protests calling for the end to the military junta in the former Burma.
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