UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday urged the world to take decisive action immediately to put pressure on Burma’s military leaders to end the repression of their own people.
“Another week has passed with systematic attacks in many parts of Myanmar, with many casualties,” he said. This includes the massacre of the army in Bago. According to reports, at least 82 people were killed in Bago on Friday and Saturday. “The Burmese military seems intent on accelerating its policy of ruthlessly attacking civilians with weapons of mass destruction,” Bachelet said.
“The situation in Burma is very similar to what happened in Syria in 2011,” he said. In Syria, peaceful protests have been seen as unnecessarily excessive and unjustified. Violence that plunged the country into the abyss quickly spread after some people took up arms against the brutal and relentless oppression of their own people by the rulers of the country. At the same time, in 2011, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned that Syria would be in dire straits if the international community failed to respond in a united and decisive manner. “Over the last ten years, we have seen the devastating consequences for millions of civilians.”
“I am concerned that the current situation in Myanmar may turn into a major conflict,” he said. “The world must try not to repeat the mistakes of the past that killed so many people in Syria and elsewhere.”
According to reliable sources, last Saturday, On Sundays, the Tatmadaw deployed anti-aircraft missiles and rockets in the southern city of Bago. Hand grenades; It is learned that he was shot with diamonds. Security forces also barred medical staff from assisting the injured. Family members also demanded a ‘fine’ of about $ 90 in retrieval of the bodies. Some people are now using homemade weapons or basic weapons to protect themselves.
Kachin Fighting between the military and ethnic armed groups has intensified in parts of Shan and Kayin states, with civilian airstrikes resulting in civilian casualties and displacement.
At least 3,080 people have been detained so far and 23 have been sentenced to death after a secret trial. Among those sentenced to death were four protesters and 19 others charged with political and criminal charges.
Hundreds of thousands of people are in hiding due to the mass arrests. According to reports, journalists, Civil society activists; Artists and other celebrities are being hunted down, and many of them are being targeted for simply posting online that they do not accept a military coup. Wireless and broadband internet and mobile internet services have been cut off indefinitely since April 2, leaving most people without access to vital resources and communications.
At present, the country’s economy; Education and health infrastructure are in danger of collapsing, and if they do, millions of Burmese will lose their livelihoods. Basic services will no longer be available and food security is likely to worsen. Tens of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) have returned to their homes from urban areas. Families in these areas are dependent on the income of migrant workers. Kovis-19 epidemic control services have also been suspended.