Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi called on Monday for the immediate and transparent implementation of a ‘consensus’ agreed by Southeast Asian countries to end the turmoil in Myanmar since a Feb. 1 coup.
ASEAN “will appreciate” China’s help in carrying out its five-point consensus to resolve the crisis in Myanmar, Indonesia’s foreign minister said on Monday as the regional bloc looks to spur slow progress on the outcome of its emergency meeting in April.
June 6, KayahThe junta troops severely attacked Demoso and Moe Byal, cities in the state of Kayah, after announcing that residents had to evacuate the cities on June 4.
Myanmar people living in Japan have been criticized for taking part in protests against the military coup in their home country during the coronavirus pandemic, with employers putting pressure on them not to attend and others saying they should go back to their country to express their opposition.
Myanmar’s security forces clashed with villagers armed with catapults and crossbows during a search for weapons in the Ayeyarwady river delta region on Saturday and local media reported as many as 20 people had been killed.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, the chief of Myanmar’s military, met Friday with Brunei’s Second Minister for Foreign Affairs Erywan Pehin Yusof and compatriot Lim Jock Hoi, secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw.
NUG says it will scrap law denying citizenship, in ‘notable step forward’ for rights of Rohingya peopleMyanmar’s parallel government has urged Rohingya to join with them in fighting the military junta, promising to offer justice and citizenship to the persecuted minority.
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer has met Min Aung Hlaing, chief of Myanmar’s junta, in the first visit by a senior western official to the capital, Naypyitaw, since the Feb. 1 coup.
Myanmar correspondent Mratt Kyaw Thu will arrive in Madrid on Tuesday (June 1) to ask for asylum after fleeing the military junta in Yangon, said the Spanish news agency EFE, which he worked for.
A military coup that overthrows a democratically elected government and sparks three months of nationwide protests and strikes.