The military junta, which has taken power in Burma, fires live ammunition at demonstrators every day. The country has been going through a serious crisis since the head of the civilian government, Aung San Suu Kyi, was ousted in a military coup on February 1.
In 24 hours, 90 civilians were killed in Burma. According to the American Embassy, several children are among the victims. This is the worst record since the start of the protests. The country has been going through a serious crisis since the head of the civilian government, Aung San Suu Kyi, was ousted from power in a military coup on February 1. The military junta shoots live ammunition every day at the demonstrators who oppose this coup.
- Advertisement -
The army warned. All Burmese heard this message broadcast on state television: “Learn from those who were brutally killed. Don’t die for nothing.” At the same time, the annual parade of the armed forces provided an opportunity for a show of force. Despite international protests, nothing seems to be able to bend General Min Aung Hlaing’s junta. Burma has been plunged into crisis for two months. Each weekend brings its scenes of violence where the army no longer hesitates to attack its people. 320 people have died in the unrest since the coup, and more than 3,000 have been arrested, according to a political prisoner advocacy group.