US News Burma: At least eleven demonstrators killed in new clashes, reports the press
Total remains in Burma despite the repression and undertakes to finance NGOs in the country
© Reuters / Gonzalo Fuentes Movement of the Rebellion extinction movement hold pictures of the victims of the military coup in Burma during a demonstration in front of the headquarters of Total, in the business district of the Defense, near Paris, on March 25, 2021. despite the fierce repression in Burma and the pressure of NGOs with regard to foreign companies present on Place, the French oil group Total decided to maintain its presence in Burma.
Burma-Politics: Burma: at least eleven demonstrators killed in new clashes, reports the press
(Reuters) - the protesters in Burma against the military coup of February 1st fought back to the repression of security forces in a northwestern city of the country with hunting rifles and bombs During clashes where at least eleven of them were killed, report on Thursday the national media.
In the city of Taze, six vehicles of the security forces were initially deployed against the protesters, said Myanmar Now and Irrawaddy news agencies. Five others came reinforced the device of the Burmese forces after the response of protesters with rifles, knives and incendiary bombs, added the agencies.
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The UN fears a civil war in Burma as there was in Syria © / AP / SIPA Burma sinks into the repression diplomacy - the United Nations fears a civil war in Burma as there has been in Syria the UN said to fear this Tuesday that Burma is dark like Syria in a generalized conflict after the coup d'etat denounced By a protest movement, which marked the first day of the Buddhist New Year by painting pro-democracy messages on traditional flower pots.
The clashes continued until the morning of Thursday and at least 11 protesters lost their lives and twenty others were injured, reported the agencies.
No balance sheet has been provided with the possible losses of the Burmese security forces.
According to the Assistance for Assistance to Political Prisoners (AAPP), more than 600 civilians have been killed by these forces since the beginning of the protest movement against the putsch.
The AAPP specified that 2,847 people were currently in detention.
A junta spokesman could not be attached for a comment.
Taze is located near the city of Kale, where at least 11 people were killed during a similar confrontation on Wednesday, according to the media and witnesses. The security forces shot real balls and launched grenades on the protesters who demand the return to power of Aung San Suu Kyi, including the party, the National League for Democracy (LND), has widely won the legislative elections of last November, said the AAPP.
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© SOE Zeya Tun, Reuters rescuers are crossing a wounded Burma with Thailand, near Mae Sot, on Tuesday, March 30th. While the repression record in Burma has exceeded 500 deaths, opponents of the Burmese army coup dealt numerously in areas controlled by guerrillas from ethnic minorities.
The Burmese security forces arrested Thursday Paing Takhon, a model and actor who took a position against the military coup, while opponents at the junta placed shoes filled with flowers in some neighborhoods in Rangoun in Tribute to demonstrators killed.
Shutters against artists
Shutters of arrest were issued against hundreds of people and the junta took place this week at dozens of "influencers", artists and musicians.
Paing Takhon, 24, a mannequin and actor known in Burma and Thailand, is one of the last to have been arrested among the celebrities of the country. He condemned the taking of power by the military and had committed to support Aung San Suu Kyi, the ruling officer reversed by the army.
The most famous comedian of the country, Zarganar, was arrested on Tuesday, according to the media.
The situation in Burma also gave rise to diplomatic clashes abroad. Ambassador Burmese to London, Kyaw Zwar Minn, said they were excluded from the embassy. According to sources, it was his deputy who dismissed him at the request of the army.
Kyaw Zwar Minn had previously called to the request of the release of Aung San Suu Kyi.
General Min Aung Hlaing, the head of the Juntus, said Wednesday in a statement that the civil disobedience movement affects the functioning of hospitals, schools, roads, offices and factories.
"The movement of civil disobedience is an activity aimed at destroying the country," he said.
A visit to the country of the United Nations Special Envoy for Burma, Christine Schraner Burgener, is expected in the coming days, according to a UN spokesman in New York.
(Reuters' Editorials, written by Ed Davies and Raju Gopalakrishnan; French version Camille Raynaud and Claude CHEnderjou, edited by Blandine Hénault)
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