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[Myanmar] The Brotherhood Alliance of EAOs Warns Military to Stop Shooting at Peaceful Protestors and to Find an Immediate Political Solution


The Brotherhood Alliance of Arakan Army (AA), Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), and Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) released a statement on March 30th, calling on the military (Tatmadaw) to immediately stop shooting at peaceful protests and to quickly find a solution to the current political crisis. 

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The statement outlines that since February 1st, police forces and military forces have been using live ammunition and hand grenades against protesting citizens. The three groups send its condolences to the families of over 400 protestors who have died in this crisis. 

Additionally, the statement outlines that over 3,000 people have been detained while large numbers of people have been injured: these figures are likely to grow.  

As such, the Brotherhood Alliance strongly condemns the actions of the Tatmadaw and is reassessing its current ceasefire arrangements. 

The Brotherhood Alliance calls on the Tatmadaw (military) to immediately stop shooting at peaceful protestors and to quickly find a solution to this current political crisis. 

If this Tatmadaw (military) fails to do so, the Brotherhood Alliances says that it will help citizens with their defensive resistance.

Published : March 31, 2021

By : Eleven Media/ANN