Myanmar security forces launch attacks on medics | DW News

About This Source - DW News

DW News is a global English-language news and information channel from German public international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, established in summer 2015.

Recent from DW News:

  • Berlin police take on anti-COVID-lockdown protesters | DW News
  • Taliban steps up attacks on major Afghan cities as troops withdraw | DW News
  • Israel offers over 60s third dose of COVID vaccine | DW News
  • DW News published this video item, entitled “Myanmar security forces launch attacks on medics | DW News” – below is their description.

    Myanmar medical workers accuse the military of attacking and killing medical workers and doctors, after dubbing healthcare personnel as enemies of the state.

    Nearly 900 people had been killed since Myanmar’s military coup, with 200,000 forced to leave their homes amid the unrest. She said security forces had acted disproportionately towards armed opposition groups which have emerged since the coup, such as the People’s Defense Force.

    The UN’s top human rights official warned Tuesday that escalating violence in Myanmar could become a full-blown civil war and risks destabilizing the wider Southeast Asia region.

    DW News YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Myanmar

    Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

    2 Recent Items: Myanmar

  • Myanmar military junta weaponizes pandemic as country’s post-coup crisis continues
  • Global National: August 1, 2021 | Canada’s Olympic medal count grows as Penny Oleksiak makes history
  • Leave a Comment