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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “More than 200 NGOs call on UN to impose Myanmar arms embargo” – below is their description.
The threat of violence in Myanmar has international rights groups calling for action from the UN Security Council.
A coalition of more than 200 non-governmental organisations wants a ban on weapons sales to the military.
That is as opposition groups in Myanmar set up a “people’s defence force”, to protect civilians.
But so far China and Russia have resisted calls for stronger action.
Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from the UN headquarters in New York City.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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