An International NGO named HWPL, headquartered in South Korea is calling for the International community to join in efforts to support peaceful approach to resolve the current conflict in Myanmar.
HWPL stands for Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light based in South Korea.
The NGO which is affiliated to UNESCO issued a statement expressing deep concern about the Crisis of human rights arising from the recent military coup and mass protests in the conflict prone country.
“We have announced that global actors of the globe with one voice are encouraged to display their support for conflict resolution through the channel of dialogue between the military and Civil society actors in the human rights crisis in Myanmar,” read the statement issued by HWPL.
The organization said hundreds of deaths and injuries were caused by “the recent efforts of the Myanmar military to surppress nonviolent and highlights that no conflicts of interest can justify violence against Civilians and no interest of any group can prevail over human life.
The organization asked all parties in Myanmar to “Settle the crisis through consensus based on mutual respect and understanding.
“Let them engage in dialogue to seek a peaceful resolution, global actors to “to issue statements urging authorities and civilians in Myanmar to pursue dialogue and a peaceful solution in order to restore peace to the country”. read the statement.
The NGO added “The number of deaths from protests exceeded 200 and more than 2,000 people have been arrested by the military,”.
“We, the people of Myanmar are very glad to Korean people and HWPL, as a peace advocate, supports our democracy and peace movement,” said Kasauh Mon, President of Mon News Agency in Myanmar.
Mon said that currently, we are demanding International pressure against the military regime, in order to stop their brutality against peaceful demonstrators,”.
For the past five years HWPL as shown support and initiatives at the national and International levels.
“We collected over 730,000 letters written by citizens in 176 countries to call for development of peace in each country, which led government and social leaders to express their support and engagement,” said HWPL in a statement.