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UN rights expert urges global action to halt ongoing Myanmar junta atrocities

The UN independent human rights expert on Myanmar called on the international community on Tuesday to take strong, coordinated action to protect civilians from ongoing atrocities committed by the military junta’s forces.

UN expert urges Japan to ‘step up pressure’ on Myanmar junta

New York: Japan must assume a greater leadership role to address the deteriorating crisis in Myanmar and “step up pressure on the country’s military junta”, a UN-appointed independent rights expert urged on Friday.

Myanmar: Social media companies urged to stand up to junta

New York: UN-appointed independent rights experts on Myanmar have urged social media companies to do more to resist the military junta’s “online campaign of terror”.

Myanmar junta is selling Rakhine's natural gas to China: Reports

Naypyidaw: Myanmar's military junta has been selling Rakhine’s natural gas to China and it has sold over USD 1.43 billion worth of it in 2022, media reports said.

Myanmar junta's execution of four democracy activists condemned by UN

New York: The independent UN human rights expert for Myanmar called for a strong international response on Monday following the executions of four pro-democracy activists by the country’s military junta. In a statement issued later in the day, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said she was "dismayed" that despite appeal from across the world, military leaders had move ahead with "no regard" for international rights law.

Myanmar military executes four democracy activists

Naypyidaw: Myanmar's military has executed four democracy activists,an episode which has triggered widespread condemnation, media reports said on Monday.

Myanmar: Junta troops burn 11 villagers alive in Sagaing

Naypyitaw/UNI: Myanmar junta personnel massacred 11 civilians in northwestern Sagaing region by reportedly burning them alive in retaliation to militia attacks, according to local residents and militia.

UN rights chief urges accountability for escalating ‘catastrophe’ in Myanmar

New York: Escalating violence across Myanmar including attacks on civilians must be halted to prevent even greater loss of life and a deepening humanitarian emergency, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Friday.

‘Mass deaths’ alert in Myanmar as 100,000 flee junta’s heavy weapons

New York: In Myanmar, international action is needed urgently to prevent “mass deaths” there, after civilians fled attacks by so-called “junta bombs”, a top independent UN rights expert has warned.

Myanmar: Rights expert welcomes fresh sanctions against junta, urges other nations ‘step up’

New York: The announcement this week of new coordinated sanctions against Myanmar’s military rulers by a handful of Western governments has been welcomed by the UN independent expert monitoring the human rights situation in the country.