Protests once again began in Yangon from Tuesday against the military coup in Myanmar. In fact, a day before this, protesters clashed with security forces on Monday, after which the demonstrations resumed. Meanwhile, the administration had disrupted the internet service late at night.
However, it is not yet clear why the government stopped the Internet service on Sunday and Monday nights. The government had in the past weeks tried to put a selective and ineffective ban on social media and has now drafted a law on the Internet, in which many activities on the Internet have been classified as crime.
demonstrated against the military coup on February 1 and demanded the release of the country’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and members of his deposed government from custody. Police in Yangon city closed the road in front of the central bank during the demonstration. The protesters targeted the army through social media over speculation about the intention of confiscating people’s money.
In addition, Buddhist monks also protested in front of the local office of the United Nations. During this period, the protesters also violated the ban on the gathering of five or more people at one place.
At the same time, about three thousand protesters took to the streets again in Mandale, the country’s second largest city. Most of these students were. He had a picture of Su Chi in his hands. All were shouting slogans for the restoration of democracy. It is being told that the number of security personnel around the protesters remained low as most of the policemen have been deployed in the security of major buildings including bank branches.
It is noteworthy that on Monday, more than one thousand protesters had violent clashes with soldiers in front of Myanmar Economic Bank in Mandalay city. In this case, the protesters were attacked with sticks. Security personnel were firing in the air. According to local media, the police fired rubber bullets, injuring several people.