Fighting has intensified this month in eastern and western Myanmar, spreading to densely populated urban areas and forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes, the United Nations warns. The 3 northern twin alliances, the Ta’ang TNLA forces; After the Rakhine Army AA and Kokang MNDAA forces jointly started the 1027 inspection, the armed conflict in the eastern and western regions of Myanmar has increased significantly.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, warned on November 17 that more than 200,000 people have been displaced by the fighting since Operation 1027 began on October 27. In the two years since the coup d’état, the United Nations has said that more than 2 million people have been displaced from their homes across Myanmar.
As the fighting intensifies, civilian casualties, including innocent children, are increasing. The United Nations has also urged both sides to treat prisoners held by each other during the fighting in accordance with international law. Any kind of revenge must be completely prevented, and the crimes committed by the military council army. Jeremy Laurence, spokesman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR, warned at a press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland on Friday that the blame cannot be placed on individual soldiers for human rights violations.
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