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Myanmar coup: Unity government tells ASEAN no talks until prisoners freed

FRANCE24, 28 Apr 2021
The pro democracy unity government in Myanmar which includes members of Aung San #Su Kyi's party, says it will not enter talks until the junta releases all political prisoners. Souteast Asias regional bloc has been holding talks with the leaders of the miltiary who seized power on February 1st. Since then massive protests have been held against the coup, hundreds of civilians have been killed and many more arrested.

Wai Hnin Pwint Thon campaigns officer at #Burma Campaign UK, and the daughter of a man currently serving a 65-year jail sentence in Myanmar for his part in the 2007 protests gave us her talke on the current situation. She says negotiations will have to happen but that talking with the #Myanmar military is futile.

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