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Singapore says ‘national shame’ for armed forces to use weapons against own people

Asahi News 05 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE--Singapore's foreign minister said on Friday it was a “national shame” for the armed forces of a country to use weapons against their own people as he called on Myanmar's military rulers to seek a peaceful solution to the unrest in the country.
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Singapore says 'national shame' for armed forces to use weapons against own people

Yahoo Daily News 05 Mar 2021
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's foreign minister said on Friday it was a "national shame" for the armed forces of a country to use weapons against their own people as he called on Myanmar's military rulers to seek a peaceful solution to the unrest in the country.
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Myanmar protests continue amid blackouts as YouTube bans junta channels

La Prensa Latina 05 Mar 2021
The fierce crackdown on anti-coup protests has claimed 54 lives so far, all at the hands of military and police forces, according to the UN human rights office ... Meanwhile, Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Friday that it was a “national shame” for Myanmar’s armed forces to use weapons against their own people.
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YouTube removes Myanmar army channels; UN to meet on crisis

Wtop 05 Mar 2021
The escalation of violence by security forces has put pressure on the world community to act to restrain the junta, which seized power on Feb ... “It is the height of national shame for the armed forces of any country to turn its arms against its own people,” its foreign minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, said in Parliament.
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Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged

Stars and Stripes 05 Mar 2021
YANGON, Myanmar — Demonstrators defied growing violence by Myanmar security forces and staged more anti-coup rallies Friday, while the U.N ... “It is the height of national shame for the armed forces of any country to turn its arms against its own people,” Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in Parliament.
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4 Hong Kong activists given bail as prosecutors drop appeal

Info News 05 Mar 2021
They also are not allowed to contact foreign officials or take part in elections ... forcing Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to resign ... The national security law criminalizes secession, subversion, collusion with foreign forces to intervene in the city’s affairs as well as terrorism.
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Miller becomes longest-serving commander of Afghan War as US mulls its next move

Stars and Stripes 05 Mar 2021
would continue to defend Afghan security forces if necessary,” the U.S ... The talks culminated in the February 2020 deal, which said all foreign forces would leave Afghanistan by May if the Taliban met several conditions, including barring terrorist groups like al-Qaida from using Afghanistan to recruit new fighters or launch attacks on the U.S.
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The West's double standard on patriotism

China Daily 05 Mar 2021
As long as these forces operated within the ... In so doing they are more than willing to enlist the overt support of foreign forces that are avowedly out to challenge China on all fronts in a do-or-die effort to reverse the verdict of history and resubjugate China to their dictates.
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UN Security Council warned of dire crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Finger Lakes Times 05 Mar 2021
It has been four months since the conflict broke out after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered troops to respond to an attack on a military base by forces allied with the then Tigray regional administrators, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front ... The crimes being committed by all parties include the foreign forces from neighboring Eritrea.
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Iraq’s Resistance Declares ‘New Page’ in Fighting Occupiers

Kayhan 05 Mar 2021
The Wednesday attack against the U.S.-led occupation forces targeted the same air base that Iran openly attacked on January 8, 2020 as part of its retaliation for the Soleimani assassination, which also prompted the Iraqi lawmakers to push for the expulsion of the U.S.-led foreign forces from their country.
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Iraqi resistance groups announce confrontation with US occupiers until liberation

Press TV 05 Mar 2021
The Wednesday attack against the US-led occupation forces targeted the same air base that Iran openly attacked on January 8, 2020 as part of its retaliation for the Soleimani assassination, which also prompted the Iraqi lawmakers to push for the expulsion of the US-led foreign forces from their country.
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Pew survey shows hardening American attitudes toward China

Springfield News-Sun 05 Mar 2021
President Joe Biden’s ability to handle China than on other foreign policy issues such as dealing with terrorist threats, climate change and decisions about the use of force ... Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin on Wednesday said the Trump administration and ...
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Myanmar police open fire, kill one protester, ahead of UN Security Council meeting on crisis

The Times of India 05 Mar 2021
UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet demanded the security forces ... Singapore has been the most outspoken of Myanmar's neighbours and its foreign minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, said it was a "national shame" for armed forces to use weapons against their people.

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