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Burmese Military Helicopters Attack Villagers in Region Where Resistance to Coup Remains Strong

HeadlineDec 02, 2021

In Burma, local media is reporting thousands of people fled their homes after helicopter attacks in the central Sagaing region, where resistance has remained strong to the military junta which overthrew the civilian leadership in a February 1 coup. At least seven people were reported dead after weekend air attacks.

In related news, the U.N. has denied, for now, representation for the military junta at the international body. The U.N. also denied diplomatic seats to Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders.

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