The Special Advisory Council for Myanmar (SAC-M) will host an online press conference on Thursday, 4 March, at 15:00 Bangkok time, to introduce the work of the Council and address the ongoing and urgent crisis in Myanmar.
The SAC-M is an independent group of international experts who joined forces in response to the 1 February military coup in Myanmar. The Council is working to support the peoples of Myanmar in their fight for human rights, democracy, peace, justice and accountability.
The SAC-M’s founding members are Yanghee Lee, former UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, Marzuki Darusman, former chair of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar and Chris Sidoti, former member of the UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar. Each Council member will make an opening statement, introducing their work and giving their views on the current deteriorating situation and possible ways forward, followed by questions and answers. The press conference will be hosted on Zoom.
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