Hong Kong pro-democracy and labour groups condemn Myanmar coup, urge solidarity

Several pro-democracy and labour groups in Hong Kong have condemned the military takeover in Myanmar, saying they would not recognise the new army-led executive body as the legitimate government. In a statement issued on Tuesday, an organisation representing the Myanmar community in Hong Kong said the Burmese commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing had “illegally seized power” and formed the State Administration Council “against the will of the people.” Last Monday, Myanmar’s military seized control of the government and detained pro-democracy figure and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Presid…

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