Myanmar’s junta leader, Min Aung Hlaing has pursued his onslaught on rights in the country. Recently he made threats to democracy activists, opponents, during a military parade marking Armed Forces Day, warning against any attempts to overthrow his junta. This article is published by Deutsche Welle:
Min Aung Hlaing, the leader of Myanmar’s ruling military junta, said the armed forces will “annihilate” groups seeking to overthrow his government.
The junta leader made the remarks at a parade marking Armed Forces Day.
Myanmar’s political crisis
Myanmar’s military seized control from Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government in February 2021.
Deadly force has been used by the junta to quell protests since the coup, resulting in over 1,700 civilian deaths, according to a toll compiled by human rights organization the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma). Thousands more have been arrested, charged or sentenced.
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