Myanmar faces growing isolation as military tightens grip

(Reuters) – Myanmar faced growing isolation on Thursday with increasingly limited internet services and its last private newspaper ceasing publication as the military built its case against ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Nobel peace laureate Suu Kyi was overthrown and detained in a Feb. 1 military coup, triggering mass protests across the country that security forces have struggled to suppress with increasingly violent tactics. The total documented number of people killed in the unrest stood at 217 but the actual toll was probably much higher, the Assistance Association for Political …

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