April 13, 2021

Cheraw Chronicle

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Overseas Asian nations call for an end to violence in Myanmar

“We do not see our brother Myanmar being destabilized by a select group that puts their own interests first,” Yassin said. He and the Indonesian president want to discuss violence soon with member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Myanmar is also a member.

In the region, it is not self-evident that countries should hold each other accountable for their internal problems, but now it is happening. Western nations have also strongly condemned last month’s plot and the violence that followed.

The military seized power last month and arrested government leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Citizens have taken to the streets in large numbers to demand the restoration of democracy. The armed forces retaliate strongly. Also on the night of Friday to Saturday, according to the country’s media, two more people were shot dead by soldiers. This brings the death toll from the February 1 to 237 coup, according to a local organization for political prisoners.

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