Myanmar embassy row could be used as UK test case against junta

Myanmar embassy row could be used as UK test case against junta

The Guardian

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Exclusive: supporters of former ambassador in London aim to have court rule junta is illegitimate

A UK-based NGO and solicitors representing Myanmar’s former ambassador to the UK want to use the junta’s efforts to evict him from his London residence as a test case to establish the illegitimacy of the junta in the English courts.

Kyaw Zwar Minn became an international cause celebre last month when he was locked out of his embassy by his deputy, Chit Win, after breaking ranks with the military and calling for the release of Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

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