The Ambassadors to Myanmar on Sunday known as on the army junta to chorus from violence in opposition to demonstrators and civilians, who’re agitating in opposition to the overthrow of their reliable authorities.
The envoys have issued a joint assertion condemning the detention and the arrests of political leaders, civil society activists, and civil servants, in addition to the harassment of journalists.
The official assertion has been signed by Ambassadors to Myanmar from Canada; the Delegation of the European Union and EU Member States with presence in Myanmar: Denmark, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden; Norway; Switzerland; the UK; and america.
“We name on safety forces to chorus from violence in opposition to demonstrators and civilians, who’re protesting the overthrow of their reliable authorities. We unequivocally condemn the detention and ongoing arrests of political leaders, civil society activists, and civil servants, in addition to the harassment of journalists,” the assertion learn.
The envoys additionally denounced the army’s interruption of communications and the restriction of the Myanmar folks’s basic rights and primary authorized protections.
“We assist the folks of Myanmar of their quest for democracy, freedom, peace, and prosperity. The world is watching,” the assertion added.
On February 1, Myanmar’s army staged a coup and overthrew the democratically elected authorities of the Nationwide League for Democracy (NLD), alleging voter fraud in November 2020 elections that noticed the NLD securing a convincing victory.
The army detained a number of political officers and activists together with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint, and declared a one-year emergency.
Regardless of army repression, widespread protests proceed throughout Myanmar, together with Yangon and different key cities. (ANI)