Free detainees, govt tells Myanmar
12 Mar 2021 at 09:00
Protesters stand by a large pipe set up to build a barricade as they take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on Thursday. Photo by AFP
The government has asked Myanmar to release detainees after protests in which seven more people were killed.
reacted to international
of its crackdown by claiming
leader Aung San Suu Kyi had accepted illegal payments.
The Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday called for the release of
in Myanmar and urged all parties to seek a peaceful solution for Myanmar and its people through
"As a next-door neighbour sharing a long common border, with Myanmar and Thais having close
in many aspects, Thailand continues to follow developments in Myanmar with much
. As with other countries, we are saddened by the loss of lives and sufferings of the people of Myanmar due to escalating violence in the country," the ministry said.
Diplomatic pressure has been building since the generals seized power on Feb 1, triggering daily protests around the country. The United Nations on Wednesday condemned the junta's increasingly violent crackdown, which has seen more than 60 killed and 2,000 arrested, with even China -- a traditional Myanmar ally -- calling for "de-escalation" and
On Thursday saw more action against demonstrators, with six killed in central Myanmar's Myaing township.
A witness said five of them were shot in the head.
: interest or worry - ความสนใจ, ความกังวล
: a public statement in which someone criticises someone or something severely - การประนามหยามเหยียด
: someone who is kept in prison - ผู้ที่ถูกกักขัง คุมขัง
: formal talks between opposing countries, political groups, etc. - การสนทนา, การอภิปราย
: relating to relations between countries - เกี่ยวกับการทูต
: to become much more serious or much worse - ทำให้เพิ่มขึ้น, ทำให้มากขึ้น
: an increase or strengthening, often by becoming much worse or more serious, or making something do this - การเพิ่มขึ้น, การยกระดับ, การเลวร้ายลง
: communicating with somebody, especially while you work, play or spend time with them - การสื่อสารระหว่างกัน, การมีปฏิสัมพันธ์
: a group of military officers that governs a country, usually without having been elected - รัฐบาลทหาร
: forced out of a position of power - ขับออกจากอำนาจ
: to take control of a place or situation - เข้ายึดพื้นที่
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