OHCHR: ‘Alarming reports indicating a large-scale offensive by the Myanmar military’

7 Oct 2021

On 8 October, the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) issued its press briefing concerning the alarming reports indicating a large-scale offensive by the Myanmar military in the coming days. It noted ‘alarming reports indicate that there has been the substantial deployment of heavy weapons and troops by the Myanmar military, the Tatmadaw, over the past few weeks’.