Home Web Specials Burmese scholar: Military junta using terror against ‘entire population’ to keep power...

Burmese scholar: Military junta using terror against ‘entire population’ to keep power after coup

Follow us on our Malay and English WhatsApp, Telegram, Instagram, Tiktok and Youtube channels.

In Burma, mass protests continue after at least 18 people were killed in anti-coup protests, marking the deadliest day since the 1 February military coup, which deposed and detained de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Police fired live ammunition into crowds as Burmese forces steadily escalated their crackdown. One local group says 1,000 people were arrested, including journalists and medical professionals.

“The coup group and the entire security sector … have essentially terrorised the entire population,” says Maung Zarni, a Burmese scholar, dissident and human rights activist tells Democracy Now! “I have seen absolutely nothing like what is happening.”

The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

AGENDA RAKYAT - Lima perkara utama
  1. Tegakkan maruah serta kualiti kehidupan rakyat
  2. Galakkan pembangunan saksama, lestari serta tangani krisis alam sekitar
  3. Raikan kerencaman dan keterangkuman
  4. Selamatkan demokrasi dan angkatkan keluhuran undang-undang
  5. Lawan rasuah dan kronisme
Support our work by making a donation. Tap to download the QR code below and scan this QR code from Gallery by using TnG e-wallet or most banking apps:
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x