Myanmar: explosive violence in 2022

Since the military coup on 1st February 2021, Myanmar’s military government has responded with increasing violence to both civil and armed resistance.

 Myanmar: Potentially War Crime-Inducing Advanced Blast Attack Results in Over 160 Fatalities

Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) echoes the urgent call of Human Rights Watch, condemning the Myanmar military’s use of “thermobaric” munitions in an attack on a civilian-populated area, an act that is potentially a war crime and resulted in the tragic loss of over 160 lives.