Tuesday, April 13, 2021

38 protesters killed in Myanmar



At least 38 people have been killed in Myanmar in what the UN described as the bloodiest day since the coup took place a month ago.

UN envoy to Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener said there was shocking footage coming out of the country.

Witnesses said security forces opened fire with rubber and live bullets.

Mass protests and acts of civil disobedience have been seen across Myanmar since the military seized power on 1st of February.

The UK has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting tomorrow while the US said it was considering further action against Myanmar’s military.

The latest violence comes a day after Myanmar’s neighbours urged the military to exercise restraint