It accused U Kyaw Moe Tun of “high treason” after his speech at UN headquarters on Friday in which he called on the international community to reject the regime.
As junta’s security forces ramp up their use of violence against Myanmar’s pro-democracy protesters, journalists now appear to be targeted for arrest.
U Kyaw Moe Tun told the UN General Assembly he was speaking on behalf of the elected politicians who are either being detained by or in hiding from Myanmar’s military.
Young protesters in Myanmar are hoping to spark protests in Thailand, Hong Kong and elsewhere through the online “Milk Tea Alliance” on Sunday.
Trade unionists say they are forced into hiding as the military authorities try to arrest them at night.
Young activists say they have no interest in holding talks with anyone appointed by the military dictatorship.
Members of political parties, including NLD lawmakers ousted by the coup, reject the announcement as illegitimate.
Freelance reporter Yuki Kitazumi was reportedly among about 20 people detained during an anti-regime protest in Yangon.
Britain says Myanmar’s military chiefs must be held accountable for human rights violations since the Feb. 1 coup.
Civil servants and doctors have gone into hiding, while others have been detained and their whereabouts are unknown to their families.
‘We couldn’t even accept saints if they were appointed by the military,’ one protester said.
The military and police used lethal force against residents protecting striking government shipyard workers.
The traditional cosmetic paste is being used to accelerate the civil disobedience movement against the military regime.
A leaked document confirmed by a WB official shows the bank has put a hold on disbursements for all existing projects in the country.
U Khin Maung Zaw said he feared the detained State Counselor will be deprived of her legal right to representation at her hearing next week.