Myanmar military regime's execution of pro-democracy activists

  • Statement

Australia is appalled by the execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar and strongly condemns the actions of the Myanmar military regime.

Australia opposes the death penalty in all circumstances for all people.

We call on the regime in Myanmar to cease violence, release all those unjustly detained, and fulfill its commitments under the ASEAN Five-Point Consensus.

Australia is clear and consistent in our support of human rights around the world. Sanctions against members of Myanmar’s military regime are under active consideration.

We extend sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of those who have lost their lives since the coup.

Australia has also joined a Statement on Execution of Pro-Democracy and Opposition Leaders in Myanmar

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