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UN Human Rights office expresses concern over death of Protesters

The statement quoted office spokesperson Raveena Shamdasani as saying, "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against the protesters in Myanmar."

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Published on 1 March 2021 8:56 AM GMT

UN Human Rights office expresses concern over death of Protesters
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New Delhi: The United Nations Human Rights Office said based on strong information. At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Sunday's crackdown on protesters protesting against the coup in Myanmar.

In a statement, referring to several cities in Myanmar, he said, "Many people have died due to firing on the mob in Yangon, Dawei, Mandalay, Myk, Bago and Pokokku."

"There have also been reports of tear gas shells and the use of grenades in many places," the statement said.

Myanmar Violence:

The statement quoted office spokesperson Raveena Shamdasani as saying, "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against the protesters in Myanmar and call upon the military to immediately stop using force against those who are demonstrating peacefully."

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At the same time, on behalf of the Indian Embassy in Myanmar. It was said on Sunday, 'Today, the deaths in Yangon and other cities of Myanmar are very sad. We express our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of those deceased. We urge everyone to exercise restraint and resolve issues through dialogue in a peaceful manner.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

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