Myanmar coup

22 Mar 2021
On 22 March 2021, Lawmakers from Southeast Asia urged Brunei as the Chair of ASEAN to urgently organize a meeting of ASEAN leaders on Myanmar as suggested by the President of Indonesia and to extend an invitation to the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, to attend. 
12 Mar 2021
UN Women aligns with the statements made by the UN Secretary-General in strongly condemning the violent crackdown and the use of lethal force against peaceful protestors over the past month in Myanmar and expresses its deep concern over the targeted and disproportionate violence against women being recorded in this situation.
11 Mar 2021
Vast arsenal and notorious troops deployed during nationwide ‘killing spree’ protest crackdown, a new research from Amnesty International claimed.
4 Mar 2021
Reporters Without Borders and Committee to Protect Journalists expressed concerns over the threats journalists met from the authorities amidst the soaring crackdown in Myanmar. They demand the Myanmar government to release them unconditionally and to drop the charges against them.
5 Feb 2021
Thais and Myanmarese gathered at the front of the Myanmar Embassy to Thailand on the night of 4 February to express their solidarity with the anti-coup protests being staged in Myanmar. The police allowed them only 10 minutes. 
3 Feb 2021
Following the military coup in Myanmar on Monday morning (1 February), Amnesty International, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) have all issued statements of concern about the coup and the arrest of politicians and activists.
1 Feb 2021
Shortly after Thais and Myanmarese staged a protest against the coup by the Myanmar military this afternoon, they were dispersed by the Royal Thai Police with shields and batons. 3 people were arrested.
1 Feb 2021
As the Myanmar military seizes power, detains politicians and declares a 1-year state of emergency, the democratic opposition in Thailand condemns the putsch and holds a protest in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok while the Thai government reserves comment.

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