Burmese Ambassador in UK Locked Out of Embassy

Burmese ambassador to the UK Kyaw Zwar Minn was locked out of the Burmese Embassy on Wednesday. Burma, also known as Myanmar, has been controlled by the military since a coup on Feb. 1, when civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in an early morning raid. The ambassador has broken ranks with the ruling junta in recent weeks, calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. He reportedly spent Wednesday night in his car outside the embassy after being denied entry. A spokesperson for Kyaw Zwar Minn said on Thursday morning that the ambassador had been recalled. “Due to his announcement in March, the ambassador has been recalled by the Myanmar military regime,” the spokesperson said outside the embassy. “Since then, he stopped following instructions from the Myanmar foreign ministry, and he has been meeting with many diplomatic counterparts and the Myanmar community to discuss the current situation in Myanmar, …

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