Protesters take cover behind home-made shields as they confront the police during a crackdown on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: AFP
Protesters take cover behind home-made shields as they confront the police during a crackdown on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Suspend Myanmar from Asean if military won’t back down: lawmakers

  • The bloc should abandon its doctrine of non-interference unless the junta restores democracy and releases civilian leaders, prominent politicians urge
  • In a joint statement Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim and Singapore’s Charles Chong among others say it is time to explore the possibility of sanctions

Protesters take cover behind home-made shields as they confront the police during a crackdown on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: AFP
Protesters take cover behind home-made shields as they confront the police during a crackdown on demonstrations against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: AFP
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