Myanmar Junta to Continue Crisis

UN tells Myanmar military to ‘stop murdering’ protesters but Junta is moving with its total command to crush the protest with army and force crush the protest.

European Union has suspended its support for development projects in Myanmar to avoid providing financial assistance to the military who seized power last month.

Military council says it is ready to endure sanctions Vice-Senior General Soe Win tells the UN Special Envoy for Myanmar that the junta will persevere ‘with few friends’

Anti-regime protesters march in #Yangon’s Kyauk Tan on Thursday, calling for the release of Myanmar’s detained leaders and for the results of last year’s election to be respected.

Mandalay, Random shooting by Myanmar military forces this evening circa 7.16pm.

European Union has suspended its support for development projects in Myanmar to avoid providing financial assistance to the military who seized power last month.

The escalating killing of peaceful protestors by the security forces should be independently investigated as possible crimes against humanity, said the @ICJ_org today.

Protests continue in Myanmar with over 50 dead. Singapore’s foreign ministry said its nationals should consider leaving Myanmar as soon as they can due to escalating violence and with civilian casualties rising. Singapore is Myanmar’s biggest foreign investor turn its back to Myanmar crisis with killing in cities on rise.

Security forces in Myanmar have been stepping up their efforts to crack down on demonstrations against a military coup, with the number of deaths exceeding 50 since the coup took place about a month ago.

Memorials for those killed in protests were held in many parts of the country on Thursday.

UN special envoy on Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener told a news conference on Wednesday that at least 38 people were killed on that day alone, as security forces fired on protesters in the country’s largest city Yangon, the second largest city Mandalay and other cities. She said at least 50 people had been killed since the coup began on February 1.

Demonstrations against the military coup were continuing on Thursday. Protesters, carrying home-made shields, were heard chanting, “Down with the autocrat,” and “Restore sovereignty back to the people.”

Local media said security forces were firing on the protesters in Yangon, and other cities, raising fears that there will be more casualties.

The UN Security Council has decided to hold a meeting on Friday to discuss the Myanmar situation. It remains unclear whether the council can come up with effective measures to stop the violence.

Demonstrators today hold banners calling to release Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi as they facing police officers during a protest against the military coup in #Pyinmana township, #Naypyitaw.

However, UN, US,EU,ICJ still in the mood of contemplating but how to tackle the situation on peaceful settelement is remote possibility.

US  State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the United States was “appalled” by the violence and was evaluating how to respond.

The United States has told China it expects it to play a constructive role, he said. China has declined to condemn the coup, with Chinese state media calling it a “major cabinet reshuffle”.

The European Union said the shootings of unarmed civilians and medical workers were clear breaches of international law. It also said the military was stepping up repression of the media, with a growing number of journalists arrested and charged.

The military justified the coup by saying its complaints of voter fraud in the Nov. 8 vote were ignored. Suu Kyi’s party won by a landslide, earning a second term.

The election commission said the vote was fair.

Junta leader Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has pledged to hold new elections but given no time frame.

Suu Kyi, 75, has been held incommunicado since the coup but appeared at a court hearing via video conferencing this week and looked in good health, a lawyer said

Malaysia has called for the prompt and unconditional release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other detained Myanmar leaders; urged the country to return to the negotiating table and avoid escalating tensions – FM @HishammuddinH2O at ASEAN meet.

UNSC will meet for second time behind closed doors to discuss #Myanmar since the 1 February coup. Several members had wanted to convene this week following alarming escalation this past weekend but some wanted to let @ASEAN FM meeting take place first.

UN Security Council meeting on #Myanmar now confirmed for Friday at 15 GMT.

Southeast Asian nations will be frank in telling #Myanmar’s ruling junta they are appalled by violence in the country, and the region needs to bring together ousted leader #AungSanSuuKyi and the military to find a way out, Singapore’s FM said today.

Media agencies.

Published by Naresh Sagar

Mentor MSME, Motivator, Media Event Org, Management fiscal & Water management.Social Media branding,Internet broadcasters,Propunder of Indian Philosophy

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