G7 condemn violence against coup opponents in Myanmar

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        <a href="https://www.de24.news/"><img class="alignnone size-medium" src="https://www.de24.news/a1/de24.png" alt="© www.de24.news" width="400" height="20" /></a><p>&nbsp;The&nbsp; seven leading industrialized countries (G7) have sharply criticized the actions of the military rulers in Myanmar against the democracy movement and threatened with consequences.  "We condemn the intimidation and repression of those who oppose the coup," said a joint G7 statement on Tuesday.  "Anyone who violently responds to peaceful protests must be held accountable."        </p><div>
        <p>"<a href="https://www.de24.news/"><img class="alignnone size-medium" src="https://www.de24.news/a1/de24.png" alt="© www.de24.news" width="400" height="20" /></a><p>&nbsp;The&nbsp; military and the police must exercise extreme restraint and respect human rights and international law," stressed the group's foreign ministers in a statement published in London.  <a href="https://www.de24.news/"><img class="alignnone size-medium" src="https://www.de24.news/a1/de24.png" alt="© www.de24.news" width="400" height="20" /></a><p>&nbsp;The&nbsp; use of live ammunition against unarmed people is "unacceptable".</p>            

 The  G7 are still unanimous in condemning the coup and are again demanding the immediate and unconditional release of those arbitrarily detained, such as the ousted de facto head of government Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint.

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 The  military in the Southeast Asian country couped on February 1st. On that day, the newly elected parliament in November should have met for its first session. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NDL) party won the election by a large margin, but the military does not recognize the result and speaks of fraud. © www.de24.news

 The re have been mass protests since the coup. According to human rights organizations, more than 680 people have been arrested since the coup.

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 The  G7 foreign ministers stressed that they were on the side of the people of Myanmar “in their pursuit of democracy and freedom”. © www.de24.news

 The  systematic action against those who think differently, journalists and medical staff must be stopped immediately and the state of emergency lifted.

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