Large-scale protests have erupted across Myanmar against the military coup in the Country.

People from all walks of life, cutting across age groups have taken to the streets, demonstrating against the takeover of power by the Country’s military.

On Friday, Myanmar witnessed vehement demonstrations, with students, teachers and civil servants registering their protest against the military coup in the Country.

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More than 200 students of the Dagon University in Myanmar’s commercial capital – Yangon staged protest against the military rule.

On the other hand, teachers of the University of Yangon held a Red ribbon Campaign and joined the Civil Disobedience Movement in protest against the Myanmar military coup.

Teachers from the University of Sittwe also protested by holding signs and banners as they participated in the Civil Disobedience Movement against the military coup at Sittwe in Rakhine State of Myanmar on Friday.

Meanwhile, officers and staff from Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) also held Red Ribbon Campaign against the military Coup.

MRTV, the national broadcasting service was also under the control of military as soon as it seized power.

Meanwhile, many journalists in Myanmar have reportedly gone into hiding, fearing arrest following Monday’s military coup.

On the other hand, protestors were also seen burning posters and photographs of Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar military – Min Aung Hlaing.

The Myanmar military on Monday had announced that it handed power to Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing.

Meanwhile, staff at the largest Government hospital in Naypyitaw, the 1,000-bed General Hospital, staged a protest against military rule on Friday.

Civil servants from the Ethnic Affairs, Electricity and Energy, Labor, Immigration and Population and Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement ministries also staged protests in Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar, on Friday against the military coup.

“We sincerely wish we are the last generation suffering a military coup in Myanmar,” expressed Thinza Nway, a Myanmarese national.

Avery Linn, another Myanmarese national said, “Today, civil disobedience movement starts officially in Myanmar in protest against unlawful military coup. The movement aims to support for democracy and immediate release of our elected government figures. We, the people of Myanmar, stand with our heroes.”

On the other hand, as the clock bangs at 8 every evening, Myanmar roars with sounds of banging pots and pans. This has been a regular affair since the military coup on Monday.


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