Myanmar’s military leader: We will destroy the opposition to the coup

According to a report by Gulf Today, Myanmar’s military leader General Dr. Min Aung HlaingYour army “Terrorist” He says he will not negotiate with the opposition.

“I would like to say that the Myanmar army will no longer consider negotiating with the terrorist organization and its supporters to kill and destroy innocent people,” he said. Hlaing said they would fight to the end with the parties fighting to overthrow the administration.

In Myanmar, anti-coup protesters, “Tear down the fascist army” He took to the streets with a banner.

Coordinating the resistance against the military rule in the country and said “Shadow government” Which is defined in a statement issued by the National Unity Government (NUG) “To eradicate the army and fascism” To specify

NUG spokesman said. Sasa, “We will fight to the end with the souls of our lost heroes.” Says

Soe: Myanmar army detains hundreds of children

While Myanmar’s junta administration has announced it will crack down on opposition to the coup, Myanmar’s national unity government has said the fate of hundreds of children detained after the coup is uncertain.

Minister for Women, Youth and Children of the National Unity Government of Myanmar Now Susana Hla Hla SoeAccording to him, what happened to the children detained by the army after the 2021 coup is largely unknown.

The Myanmar minister said the Myanmar army, which seized power a year ago, had detained hundreds of children, whose relatives had been detained by the army and police as ransom for being captured by the junta.

287 children detained

Minister for Women, Youth and Children Affairs of the National Unity Government, Soe, who was formed last year by councilors elected to deal with the junta, “287 children under the age of 18 have been detained since February 1, 2021” To say

According to the British newspaper The Guardian, many children have been held in detention centers but some of them have been thrown into prison.

The fate of the children is uncertain

According to a local media report last month, 80 school-age children under the age of 12 were detained for 36 hours at a Buddhist monastery in Yanmabin Township, Sagaing District. The area was targeted by the army in search of armed rebels.

According to Soe, it is often unclear what will happen to children detained by the military.

‘They are using children to catch dissidents’

Soe Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National Union for Democracy (UDB), mentioned. “Children are not guilty but army wanted to arrest UDB members and political activists” Says “When they did not find the people they were targeting, they arrested their children for ransom. They said they would release the children on the condition that the leaders surrender.” Used phrases.

Families were trapped in a trap for fear they or their relatives could be killed if found, So said. “Many families are in mourning. The children were arrested but they could do nothing. Because they had to hide to survive.” Says

1,000 young people under the age of 25 in custody

Hundreds of young people have also been detained, according to a previous assessment by UNICEF. The agency said about 1,000 children and young people under the age of 25 were detained by the military last year for no apparent reason.

The UN General Assembly does not recognize the junta

Naw Susanna Hla Hla Soe spoke to The Guardian while in hiding in Myanmar, where she has been working for a national unity government made up of elected lawmakers, representatives of ethnic minorities and activists.

Jantar “Terrorist” The NUG, which he described as NUG, gained international recognition as the legitimate government of Myanmar. Last year, the anti-junta diplomat in the UN General Assembly Beau Mo TunHe decided who should sit in the power of the country by staying in his position.

After the military coup, stay with doctors in medical uniforms to avoid being caught. He then went to areas controlled by armed ethnic groups supporting pro-democracy activists. Like many civilians, he was at risk of air strikes and suffered from some health problems due to the circumstances that forced him to go into hiding.

The army launched a terrorist campaign against the people to crush the pro-democracy movement opposing his rule. According to the United Nations, security forces have killed at least 1,600 people since the military coup. More than 12,800 people have been arrested, according to the Political Prisoners Aid Association, a post-arrest aid agency.

Naw Susanna Hla Hla Soe also expressed concern about sexual violence against those who opposed the coup, but said it was difficult to gather information.

‘Eliminate inequality with Fi’

Minister, “Their struggle was not to support Aung San Suu Kyi or her party, they were fighting to avoid a ‘return to the Dark Ages’ and to break free from Myanmar’s ancient discrimination against ethnic minorities and age or gender.” Used phrases.

Military coup in Myanmar

Myanmar’s military seized power on February 1, 2021, following allegations of fraud in the 2020 general election and political tensions in the country.

Army, the country’s real leader and foreign ministerI am Aung San Suu Kyi Many officials and leaders of the ruling party, especially the government, were detained and a state of emergency was declared for a year.

According to the United Nations, 1,500 civilians have died and more than 400,000 have been displaced in Myanmar since last year’s coup.

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