Myanmar 2021

Statement on the Military Coup that occurred in Myanmar / Burma on February 01st, 2021

~ We strongly condemn the military coup on February 01st, 2021 and call upon the Tatmadaw for the immediate release of all detainees.

~ We call for the Tatmadaw to immediately, reinstate the NLD as the elected government despite the imperfections of the elective process and to respect the will of the voters.

~ We call upon all stakeholders to ensure that new elections are afforded to all regions and communities that were systematically bypassed and affected on Nov 08th, 2020.

~ We call upon all stakeholders to consider that the Union Election Commission (UEC) be reconstituted as an autonomous constitutional authority with meritocracy based appointments for all its governing officers.

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