New York: Hopes placed in the UN and the Member States that serve on the Security Council to take action against leaders of Myanmar’s military coup, are waning fast, the UN Special Envoy for the country warned on Friday.
New York: The United Nations independent human rights expert on Myanmar has called on the Security Council for “decisive and unified action” against the military junta, including targeted sanctions and an arms embargo.
Naypyitaw/UNI: Myanmar authorities have charged six journalists for their coverage of anti-coup protests in Myanmar.
Washington/Sputnik: US Vice President Kamala Harris and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in a telephone call discussed ways to further cooperate on issues concerning China and Myanmar, the White House said in a press release.
Bangkok/Sputnik: Myanmar's military authorities have recalled at least 100 diplomats from its missions in 19 countries in the wake of a controversial speech by the Asian country's envoy to the United Nations, U Kyaw Moe Tun, during the recent General Assembly session, the Irrawaddy news portal reported on Monday, citing leaked documents.
Moscow/Sputnik: EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell on Sunday called on Myanmar's military to refrain from the use of force against own citizens and warned about upcoming consequences from Brussels.
Washington/Sputnik: The United States is preparing new measures against Myanmar in connection with the reported violence during the recent protests, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
China’s rumoured involvement in the military coup will benefit no one except Beijing, The Taiwan Times opinion said.
Naypyitaw/Sputnik: At least six people died on Sunday across Myanmar during clashes between the police and protesters opposing the recent military takeover, the Irrawaddy news portal reported.
New York: In response to the killing of at least 18 protesters demonstrating against Myanmar’s military coup, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) on Sunday strongly condemned the “escalating violence” and called for an immediate end to the use of force.
New York: The political unrest in Myanmar has impacted the ability of humanitarians to respond to the needs of vulnerable communities, including internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country’s conflict-affected areas, the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday.
Moscow/Sputnik: The military-controlled foreign ministry in Myanmar has suspended all visas and prolonged the entry ban for travelers until the end of March, media said Friday.
London/Sputnik: The UK has sanctioned another six military top-ranking officers of the Myanmar army, including Commander in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing, for alleged human rights violations following the February 1 coup against President Win Myint and State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, the UK Foreign Office announced on Thursday.
New York: On the opening day of a new UN Human Rights Council session on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated his “full support to the people of Myanmar”, three weeks after the military takeover that has brought thousands out onto the streets in protest.
Washignton/Sputnik: The US government sanctioned two individuals in connection with the military coup in Myanmar, the Treasury Department said in a statement.