Death toll in Myanmar rose to 521

Death toll in Myanmar rises to 765


In the daily report published by the Political Prisoners Aid Organization (AAPP), it was reported that 6 more casualties were confirmed in the protests in the cities of Hpakant, Wetlet, Mandalay and Hsipaw in the last 24 hours.

In the report, where the total loss of life was updated as 765, it was noted that 3 thousand 555 people were detained.

In the report, it was stated that the detention order for 1369 people is still continuing.

CALL FOR UNION TO ARMED GROUPS FROM THE KAREN NATIONAL UNION

On the other hand, Baw Kyaw Heh, leader of the Karen National Union (KNU), one of the anti-coup ethnic armed groups, stated that the resistance that started across the country after the February 1 coup is a great opportunity for ethnic groups, “We must make good use of this opportunity and fight against the military dictatorship.” said.

KNU leader Heh called on other ethnic armed groups to act together to get rid of military rule.

MILITARY COUP IN MYANMAR

The Myanmar army seized the administration on February 1, after the allegations of fraud in the November 8, 2020 elections and the rise of political tension in the country.

The army detained many officials and ruling party leaders, including the country’s de facto leader and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Çii, and declared a state of emergency for a year.

While large-scale demonstrations continue in the country, high-ranking government officials in custody continue to be tried in a military court.


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