Editorial: The western world looks powerless to Myanmar

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With the brutality of the military junta, the number of protest marks rises. In addition, the options are limited.


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Stephanie Pack-Homolka


Protests in Yangon on Sunday March 28, 2021.

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Protests in Yangon on Sunday March 28, 2021.

The military is responsible for protecting the people. Quite a banal sentence, but it only bursts with cynicism when it comes from the mouth of Myanmar’s military chief, as it did on Saturday. While the high-ranking generals were celebrating “Armed Forces Day”, these armed forces shot dead unarmed civilians on the streets. Their only “offense”: They do not want to accept the military coup that is throwing their country back into times that were believed to be bygone.

It was the bloodiest day since the military put on. This message …

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    Accessed on March 28, 2021 at 3:49 am on https://www.sn.at/politik/weltpolitik/leitartikel-machtlos-schaut-die-westliche-welt-nach-myanmar-101696329    





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