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UN Warns Myanmar Heading to ‘Syria-like’ Civil War; Slams Russia, China For Curbing Global Response

Apr 15, 2021 11:07 PM IST iVideos iVideos
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The United Nations high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, has warned Myanmar is heading toward a “full blown conflict” with “clear echoes” of Syria in 2011, unless the international community steps in to stop the violence.
Michelle Bachelet urged international community to take “immediate, decisive and impactful measures to push Myanmar’s military leadership into halting its campaign of repression and slaughter of its people.”
Her appeal referenced a bloody crackdown by security forces in the central town of Bago last week that killed at least 82 people and forced others to flee to nearby villages.

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