In Myanmar, protests by citizens against the coup have continued for over ten days. The largest protests were held in major cities, and as the protests from citizens are becoming more and more intense, worries about the military’s violent suppression of protesters are also growing.
This is reporter Kim Jung-woo.
Tens of thousands of citizens came to the streets from Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, and from all over major cities.
The scale of protests against the coup has increased since last weekend’s military deployment.
Foreign media such as the Associated Press reported that “the largest protests are taking place since the coup.”
Citizens continue to protest by holding pickets saying’I want democracy’ or sounding vehicle horns.
It was also noticeable that vehicles were parked on the roads in the city center to prevent additional troops from being used.
As the flames of the protests, which have been running for nearly two weeks, have not faded, concerns about bloodshed are also growing.
In fact, testimony of military personnel shooting at the site of the Mandalay Railway Workers’ strike protests has been said to have not yet had a major clashes.
In this situation, the military government is known to have issued arrest warrants for 15 members of the Nationalist National League, led by state adviser Aung San Suu Kyi.
In addition, the shame torture who was already indicted for violating the’Export and Import Act’ was additionally prosecuted for violating the’Natural Disaster Act’ related to Corona 19.