AI urges international to provide more protection for protesters in Burma

AI urges international to provide more protection for protesters in Burma  Amnesty International today issued a statement urging the international community to provide more protection to Burma's brave protesters.  Amnesty points out that ending the violence in Burma after the military coup was one of the five Asean agreements, but could not be implemented for more than a year. There are many big problems. Amnesty said in a statement that Burmese activists were "peacefully protesting" amid the dangers.  In recent months, Amnesty has interviewed 17 people from organizations that have been protesting across Burma.  Protesters stormed the streets and chanted slogans. Silent strikes Proponents of her case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online. The activist was shot and killed. They are being violently suppressed by the military council, such as being attacked by cars. Amnesty says the international community needs the support of these activists urgently.  Amnesty Group has called for a global halt to arms sales to the Burmese military, which is killing peaceful protesters.   The military leader said he would meet with ethnic armed leaders in person Burma's military leader, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, said today that he would personally meet with leaders of ethnic armed groups to end the armed conflict in Burma.  Senior General Min Aung Hlaing made the remarks on state-run television controlled by the military council.  "I have said that 2022 is the year of peace and that we will work for an end to the armed conflict in the whole country. We call on the leaders of the ethnic armed groups to meet and discuss with them, as it needs to be implemented in practice.  He added that the meeting should be attended by the leaders of the various ethnic armed groups and two members, and that the names of the participants should be answered by May 9. He said a date would be set after negotiations between the two sides.   A military council spokesman, General Zaw Min Tun, told RFA that he would be responsible for the safety of those attending the event.  "We fully guarantee the safety of the people who will be attending the event, and the Tatmadaw will take responsibility and take them anywhere in the country, any place that is safe. The government will take responsibility and bring them in," he said.  China has also agreed to assist Burma and Myanmar in the peace process. Gen. Zaw Min Tun said he was working with all those involved in the peace and development process.  Colonel Khun Okka, the leader of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO), said the military council was determined to work for peace in the run-up to the by-elections, and that it was likely to find a way to stabilize the election.  "He has a lot of central control. If he talks to committees, he submits through committees. He has a lot of steps. Sometimes he doesn't get to the point where he wants to be in charge.  "We need to show the facts that can lead to peace like peace first," he said.  Pado Saw Taw Ni, foreign affairs officer for the Karen National Union (KNU), said the KNU's past experience in the peace process has raised doubts about the military's tactics.  "We have never rejected peace, but peace cannot be spoken of, so we need to show them the facts that can lead to peace," he said. "We can not start without accepting the rules we say."  A special meeting between the government and NCA-S EAO leaders will be held in 2018. October 15 Held at Shwe San Eain Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw (Photo: Myanmar State Counselor Office) Dr. Sai Kyi Zin Soe, a political analyst, said the chairman of the military council's call for peace was "useless" because it was just a show of political pressure caused by international pressure.  "The path he is taking and the work he is doing is a figurative demonstration of his desire for real political stability. He said he would only talk to the leaders of the ethnic armed ethnic groups, not to mention the PDF or the NUG, other political forces and opposition forces," he said.  Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Political analysts say the crackdown on the PDFs has meant that fighting with ethnic militias has been avoided. Ye Tun, a former member of parliament, commented.  "The Commander-in-Chief sees this as a way for them to focus on the NUG and PDF attacks, delaying ethnic groups and keeping ethnic armed groups in check."  NCA ceasefire groups call for dialogue with all parties to resolve armed conflict following the military coup in Burma.  However, a spokesman for the military council, General Zaw Min Tun, said he was willing to hold peace talks with the ethnic armed groups without any restrictions. It says it will not discuss the PDF.  This is the first time Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has said he will meet in person, although the military council has repeatedly invited ethnic armed groups to discuss a ceasefire in the past.

Amnesty International today issued a statement urging the international community to provide more protection to Burma's brave protesters.

Amnesty points out that ending the violence in Burma after the military coup was one of the five Asean agreements, but could not be implemented for more than a year. There are many big problems. Amnesty said in a statement that Burmese activists were "peacefully protesting" amid the dangers.

In recent months, Amnesty has interviewed 17 people from organizations that have been protesting across Burma.

Protesters stormed the streets and chanted slogans. Silent strikes Proponents of her case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online. The activist was shot and killed. They are being violently suppressed by the military council, such as being attacked by cars. Amnesty says the international community needs the support of these activists urgently.

Amnesty Group has called for a global halt to arms sales to the Burmese military, which is killing peaceful protesters.

The military leader said he would meet with ethnic armed leaders in person

Burma's military leader, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, said today that he would personally meet with leaders of ethnic armed groups to end the armed conflict in Burma.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing made the remarks on state-run television controlled by the military council.

"I have said that 2022 is the year of peace and that we will work for an end to the armed conflict in the whole country. We call on the leaders of the ethnic armed groups to meet and discuss with them, as it needs to be implemented in practice.

He added that the meeting should be attended by the leaders of the various ethnic armed groups and two members, and that the names of the participants should be answered by May 9. He said a date would be set after negotiations between the two sides.


A military council spokesman, General Zaw Min Tun, told RFA that he would be responsible for the safety of those attending the event.

"We fully guarantee the safety of the people who will be attending the event, and the Tatmadaw will take responsibility and take them anywhere in the country, any place that is safe. The government will take responsibility and bring them in," he said.

China has also agreed to assist Burma and Myanmar in the peace process. Gen. Zaw Min Tun said he was working with all those involved in the peace and development process.

Colonel Khun Okka, the leader of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO), said the military council was determined to work for peace in the run-up to the by-elections, and that it was likely to find a way to stabilize the election.

"He has a lot of central control. If he talks to committees, he submits through committees. He has a lot of steps. Sometimes he doesn't get to the point where he wants to be in charge.

"We need to show the facts that can lead to peace like peace first," he said.

Pado Saw Taw Ni, foreign affairs officer for the Karen National Union (KNU), said the KNU's past experience in the peace process has raised doubts about the military's tactics.

"We have never rejected peace, but peace cannot be spoken of, so we need to show them the facts that can lead to peace," he said. "We can not start without accepting the rules we say."

A special meeting between the government and NCA-S EAO leaders will be held in 2018. October 15 Held at Shwe San Eain Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw (Photo: Myanmar State Counselor Office)
Dr. Sai Kyi Zin Soe, a political analyst, said the chairman of the military council's call for peace was "useless" because it was just a show of political pressure caused by international pressure.

"The path he is taking and the work he is doing is a figurative demonstration of his desire for real political stability. He said he would only talk to the leaders of the ethnic armed ethnic groups, not to mention the PDF or the NUG, other political forces and opposition forces," he said.

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Political analysts say the crackdown on the PDFs has meant that fighting with ethnic militias has been avoided. Ye Tun, a former member of parliament, commented.

"The Commander-in-Chief sees this as a way for them to focus on the NUG and PDF attacks, delaying ethnic groups and keeping ethnic armed groups in check."

NCA ceasefire groups call for dialogue with all parties to resolve armed conflict following the military coup in Burma.

However, a spokesman for the military council, General Zaw Min Tun, said he was willing to hold peace talks with the ethnic armed groups without any restrictions. It says it will not discuss the PDF.

This is the first time Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has said he will meet in person, although the military council has repeatedly invited ethnic armed groups to discuss a ceasefire in the past.
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