The agency stated that since the military coup, more than 1,120 people have died. They ranged from abusing their power against protesters to create a “terrorist atmosphere” to directly executing summary executions and firing indiscriminately.
Madrid (European News).- UN Human Rights Office urges “urgent” action to stop the chaos created by the February 1 military coup that led to large-scale conflict and to prevent the “disaster” in Myanmar of freedom and rights. Acts that violate these rights would be considered war crimes or crimes against humanity.
Michelle Bachelet, the former Chilean President, has released the latest report on Myanmar’s situation. She once again highlighted that the armed forces (Tatmadaw), are responsible for human right violations.
Over 1,120 people have been killed since the coup by security forces. They used their power to create a “terrorist environment” and then executed the protesters.
At least 130 people were killed in the country on March 27, 17 of them minors. Another 82 people were killed by the military in Bago, who used artillery guns and grenade-launchers to suppress the protests. Oppose the protesters.
Myanmar is facing a “human rights crisis that does not seem to be ending.” Authorities are using deadly force, mass arrests are taking place at the right moment. More than 8,000 people were arrested and 120 have died in prison.
The High Commissioner for Human Rights believes that the Myanmar Armed Forces have not made any efforts to “stop violations and implement previous recommendations to address impunity and reform the security sector” so that torture or torture will continue to occur. Violations of assembly or speech, Basic freedom.
Bachelet added that this inaction “highlights the urgency of adopting strong accountability measures.” In this regard, he recalled that the Myanmar authorities and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pledged to initiate dialogue and end violence.
The United Nations reported that some opposition to the regime have taken up arms after the use lethal force against protesters. In response, the repression has increased in recent weeks and armed groups are also putting up a greater resistance.
Bachelet has voiced his concern for civil war over the past months. Bachelet described the implications of the escalation at national level as “terrible” and “tragic”, but warned that it would have a “profound impact” at regional levels. .
He stated that the international community should redouble their efforts to restore democracy before more conflicts arise.