Myanmar parallel government claims military junta orchestrated refugee camp attack


The attack allegedly resulted in 30 deaths and 57 injuries. The NUG claimed that heavy artillery was used in the attack, as well as coordinated airstrikes. The parallel government called the attack a crime against humanity and a war crime. The NUG called on the international community take action against the military regime and work with the people in Myanmar to prevent similar atrocities. They wrote: “

stands firmly with the Kachin people.” The said is deeply affected by the tragic loss of lives in Kachin State and pledges to do everything possible to bring justice to all those who were affected. The British Embassy

the military junta, too, to stop attacking the people of Myanmar. Meanwhile, spokesperson for the military junta Zaw Min Tun has denied that the junta launched the attack.

Myanmar’s junta has been criticized for its use of violence since it overthrew the previous democratically elected government led by Aung San Suu Kyi in February 2021. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) condemned Myanmar’s military junta on July 12 for violating the human rights. It called on all parties to stop violence without discrimination and create a favorable environment for humanitarian aid in Myanmar.