The world must act now to stop the brutality of Myanmar’s junta

The army’s power grab is not only destroying democracy, it may also lead to another onslaught against the Rohingya, writes our President Tun Khin in this article for Aljazeera.

The streets of Myanmar are covered in blood – again. On March 3, the military which seized power more than one month ago dropped any pretence about allowing peaceful protests against the coup. In a brutal crackdown, at least 38 people were killed across the country, but the actual death toll is likely to be higher.

The shocking scenes brought back painful memories of the military-led repression of protests in Myanmar in 1988 and 2007, as well as military-led violence against ethnic groups like the Rohingya…

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