RP to Myanmar: Release Aung San Suu Kyi immediately and unconditionally

At least the Philippines speaks its position on Myanmar‘s new charges filed against opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi just days before the expiration of her six-year detention.

The statement of Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo on the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi at Insein Prison says, the Philippine Government is deeply troubled and outraged over the filing of trumped up charges against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her transfer to Insein prison, particularly when concerns have been raised regarding her health condition.

The Philippine government urge the government of Myanmar to resolve the matter speedily, and to release Aung San Suu Kyi immediately and unconditionally.

The new charges against Aung San Suu Kyi seems an indicator that Myanmar is not serious to carry out its own Roadmap for Democracy which has long been overdue.

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