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ASEAN must use weekend summit to save Myanmar

International community should engage with the National Unity Government

| Myanmar
Protesters hold banners to show their support for the National Unity Government in Yangon on Apr. 17: the NUG and the people taking to the streets need international support more than ever.   © AP

Yanghee Lee is a former United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, and a founding member of the Special Advisory Council for Myanmar.

In the less than three months since the Myanmar military seized power in an illegal coup, it has already driven the country to the brink of collapse.

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