Weekly Update 12 July – 17 July 2022

Terrorist-in-Chief, Min Aung Hlaing, who leads an army guilty of committing war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, visited Russia as ties deepen between the two authoritarian countries. Following the coup-leader’s trip to Moscow, Russian officials announced that it sought to deepen their defence cooperation with Myanmar. This declaration is extremely worrisome given Russia’s own troubling trajectory of suppressing human rights.