UN: Myanmar faces ‘alarming’ risk of escalating civil war – UCA News

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Myanmar is facing the alarming prospect of an escalating civil war as an uprising against the military junta widens, the UN’s human rights chief warned today. Michelle Bachelet told the United Nations Human Rights Council that time was running out for other countries to step up efforts to restore democracy and prevent a broader conflict. Myanmar has been in turmoil since Aung San Suu Kyi’s government was ousted by the military in February, sparking a nationwide uprising that the junta has tried to crush.

UN: Myanmar faces ‘alarming’ risk of escalating civil war – UCA News

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