Recent connections are a number of mechanisms to punish Myanmar military commanders and other agencies.
The United States, the United Kingdom and Canada have imposed sanctions on Myanmar military commanders and other agencies, which have been the latest in a series of military crackdowns since the military coup in February.
On Monday the US enacted a Government Administration Act (SAC) with 13 officials, freezing any of their assets in the US and banning Americans from dealing with them.
Canada has also said it will increase sanctions on individuals and organizations detained in the Myanmar military, while the United Kingdom has announced sanctions against Myanmar Gems Enterprise government agencies, which have been incorporated into previous sanctions in the US.
“What we are doing today shows our determination and that of our colleagues to use the political and economic spheres of government as long as it fails to stop violence and act in a respectful manner,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement announcing the move.
The US is forming Burma’s State Administrative Council with 16 members affiliated with the military. We do this together with the UK and Canada, which are also pressuring the government. Thanks to my friends, @DominicRaab @MarcGarneau, on your efforts.
– Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) May 17, 2021
“Canada stands with the people of Myanmar as it continues to fight for the restoration of democracy and freedom in our country and we will not hesitate to take action,” Canadian Minister Marc Garneau said in a statement.
International protests have continued since Myanmar’s military seized power in contest February 1, seizing and removing military leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
At least 796 people have been killed by security forces since the government resumed, according to the monitoring team, with about 4,000 people in prison.
The US and other Western countries have unintentionally added prominent politicians, as well as state-owned enterprises, to a series of sanctions to force the military to return to democracy.
The riots continued, however, with bombs reported daily, local troops being formed to deal with the military, as well as demonstrations and demonstrations by protesters in the Southeast Asian region.
On Sunday, six rebels protested killed with the military after days of fighting, the civilian anti-murder army said so.
In the western part of Chin State, the town of Mindat has become a hotbed of defense, with some forming the Chinland Defense Force (CDF).
“Six members of our CDF who were working to protect the security of the people in Mindat rebelled [the military] and they gave their lives to change the world, “the CDF said in a statement.