13 Apr 2021

‘If they are not going to make negotiations it will head to civil war“ – Myanmar former UK ambassador

Europe Editor and Presenter

The UN human rights office says it fears the situation in Myanmar could escalate into a civil conflict similar to that seen in Syria due to the clampdown on protests by the military there.

According to the UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, more than 3,000 people have been detained and there are reports that 23 have been sentenced to death following secret trials.

We spoke to Myanmar’s ousted UK ambassador Kyaw Zwar Minn at that London home and began by asking him why the military staged the coup