Myanmar Military Junta Secretary Min Aung Hlaing had a gorgeous dinner party on Saturday night.
The party came after the worst days of the coup, after the troops killed more than 100 people.
Representatives from Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand attended.
Myanmar’s military junta Min Aung Hlaing held a gorgeous dinner party on Saturday night after his army shot and killed more than 100 people on the worst day since the coup on February 1.
A photo of a general in white military uniform walking on the red carpet and greeting guests at an outdoor dinner was posted on social media over the weekend.
The dinner was held for Military Day to commemorate the beginning of Myanmar’s resistance to the occupation of Japan during World War II. CNN..
According to the BBC, Min Aung Hlaing made a speech during a military parade commemorating the early days of the day, warning of “violence” and saying “I want to protect democracy.”
Representatives from Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand attended the dinner party on Saturday night, according to the BBC.
At the end of a very deadly day in Myanmar, many found the juxtaposition of dinner to be jarring.
According to independent figures, the military killed at least 114 people on Saturday-including children- Myanmar Now News outlet.
In most tally, it was the worst day the military had expelled civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi since the start of the coup on February 1.
According to the coup, a total of 459 people died during the coup. Aid Association for Political Prisoners Monitoring group.
According to the BBC, the military appeared to be shooting people they saw on the street on Saturday. According to CNN, security forces shot at residential buildings, resulting in nighttime raids and arrests.
Among the victims on Saturday was a 40-year-old Mandalay resident who was shot dead by the military and burned alive. Myanmar Now..
The killings continued on Sunday, including reports of security forces firing at the funeral of a 20-year-old student in Bago. Reuters..
Bloodshed on Saturday prompted a rare joint statement from defense ministers from 12 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, New Zealand and South Korea.
According to the BBC, “Professional troops are responsible for protecting and harming the people they serve, in accordance with international standards of conduct.”
According to The Guardian, U.S. President Joe Biden also accused the killing on Sunday, saying, “It’s absolutely exorbitant, and based on the reports I got, so many people were killed completely unnecessarily. “.
According to the BBC, China and Russia have not participated in international criticism of the coup. That is, no action is likely to occur through the UN Security Council.
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