A press release learn on Kyaw Zwar Minn’s behalf outdoors the embassy in London on Thursday stated the embassy constructing had been “seized by the military attache yesterday evening. The ambassador has been locked out since then”.

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PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 08:15 AM IST

Myanmar’s ambassador to the UK, who has criticised the navy coup in his nation, has stated that he was locked out of his London workplace by his personal colleagues. Kyaw Zwar Minn stated he was barred from getting into the embassy on Wednesday night by diplomats loyal to the navy regime.

Last month, the ambassador had referred to as for the discharge of Myanmar’s democratic chief, Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained when the navy seized energy on February 1.

A press release learn on Kyaw Zwar Minn’s behalf outdoors the embassy in London on Thursday stated the embassy constructing had been “seized by the military attache yesterday evening. The ambassador has been locked out since then”.

British overseas secretary Dominic Raab condemned the “bullying actions of the Myanmar military regime”, and praised the ambassador’s “courage”.

Daily protests demanding a return of democracy have rocked the nation and introduced a brutal response from the armed forces, with nearly 600 civilians reportedly killed.

US blacklists state-run gems enterprise

The US treasury division on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Myanmar state-owned gems enterprise in a bid to curtail the navy junta’s capacity to generate revenues. The transfer is the newest from the Biden administration concentrating on the generals.

Myanma Gems Enterprise, a part of the nation’s very important mining ministry, has been positioned on the treasury division’s particular designated nationals listing, the assertion stated.

Also, the Myanmar navy arrested main actor, mannequin and heartthrob Paing Takhon in a daybreak raid at his mom’s residence in Yangon. The 24-year-old star had been lively within the protest motion.

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