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‘Help me’ says ex-Myanmar ambassador to UK

The has pleaded with the British Government for help as he faced eviction from his London residence.

Kyaw Zwar Minn said he “needed to be careful” following the seizure of the embassy by a military attache, which had come “without warning”.

The former diplomat had called for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar‘s elected leader, who was detained after the military seized power in a coup on February 1.

Mr Minn was forced to spend a night in his car last week after junta loyalists barred him from the embassy in Mayfair, central London.

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