At least one killed in protest in Myanmar - emergency service
21 Février, 2021, 18:39 | Auteur: Therese Cote
When the military seized power, it detained Suu Kyi and members of her government and prevented recently elected politicians from opening a new session of Parliament.
In the main city of Yangon, several thousand young people gathered at two sites to chant slogans, while thousands massed peacefully in the second city of Mandalay, where Saturday's killings took place, video from a media outlet showed.
Security forces dispersed the crowd with gunfire and other forms of force, leaving two dead and 20 others injured, according to the Irrawaddy news website and a leader of the Parahita Darhi volunteer emergency service agency, Ko Aung. They were staging a walkout in protest over the coup.
He told a news conference on Tuesday that the army's actions were within the constitution and supported by most people, and he blamed the protesters for instigating violence.
The protests have been more peaceful than the bloodily suppressed demonstrations during almost 50 years of direct military rule up to 2011.
"The number of people will increase".
Security forces had been increasing their pressure against anti-coup protesters earlier Saturday, using water cannons, tear gas, slingshots and rubber bullets against demonstrators and striking dock workers in Mandalay.
UN Special Rapporteur for Myanmar Tom Andrews said he was horrified by the deaths of the two in Mandalay, one of them a teenaged boy. Witness accounts and photos of bullet casings indicated that the security forces used live ammunition, in addition to rubber bullets, water cannons and slingshots. "This madness must end", he said on Twitter.
The state-run Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said the strikers sabotaged vessels and attacked police with sticks, knives and catapults.
On February 12, the United Nations adopts a resolution demanding the immediate release of Suu Kyi and deems the use of violence against protesters "unacceptable".
The woman was shot on February 9, two days before her 20th birthday, at a protest in the capital Nayptitaw, and died Friday. She was shot in the head on February 9 in the capital, Naypyitaw.
Many people, including her relatives, mourned her death at the funeral on Sunday.
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The army seized back power after alleging fraud in November 8 elections that Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy swept, detaining her and others. The electoral commission had dismissed the allegations of fraud.
Facebook said it deleted the military's main page, Tatmadaw True News Information, for repeated violations of its standards "prohibiting incitement of violence and coordinating harm".
Early on Sunday, police arrested actor Lu Min, who has been a prominent figure in Yangon protests and was one of six celebrities who the army said on Wednesday were wanted under an anti-incitement law for encouraging civil servants to join the protest.
Authorities have arrested hundreds of people since the putsch, many of them civil servants who had been boycotting work as part of the civil disobedience campaign.
At least five people were injured by rubber bullets and had to be carried away in ambulances, according to an Associated Press journalist who witnessed the violence.
Western countries that earlier condemned the coup decried the violence.
U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price offered his government's condolences on Friday and reiterated calls on the military to refrain from violence against peaceful protesters.
Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote in statement on Saturday that the use of lethal force against unarmed civilians was "inexcusable".
The military warns of a crackdown and imposes night-time curfews in Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyidaw - the country's three biggest cities - as well as several other locations around Myanmar.
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