A protester flashes a three-finger salute during a march to condemn the military coup in Mandalay. Photo: EPA-EFE A protester flashes a three-finger salute during a march to condemn the military coup in Mandalay. Photo: EPA-EFE
A protester flashes a three-finger salute during a march to condemn the military coup in Mandalay. Photo: EPA-EFE
Myanmar

Myanmar junta may scapegoat insurgents to ‘rain hell’ on civilians, warns UN rights expert

  • Thomas Andrews, UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, says any coordinated effort by insurgents could lead the Tatmadaw to wage a brutal assault
  • The global community must continue supporting the civil disobedience movement to convince anti-coup protesters they do not need armed backing from insurgent groups, Andrews says

Topic |   Myanmar
A protester flashes a three-finger salute during a march to condemn the military coup in Mandalay. Photo: EPA-EFE A protester flashes a three-finger salute during a march to condemn the military coup in Mandalay. Photo: EPA-EFE
A protester flashes a three-finger salute during a march to condemn the military coup in Mandalay. Photo: EPA-EFE
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