Myanmar Protests ,charges 40 celebrities
Author: indiadmin April 5, 2021
The military government of Myanmar has charged 40 celebrities including social media influencers, singers and models for encouraging the civil disobedience movement, supporting the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) and disturbing peace and stability in the nation.
The first list of 20 people was published on Friday and the next list of 20 came out on Saturday.
Showing defiance in the face of violent repression, the protestors in Myanmar started the #EasterEggStrike campaign on Sunday. Calling the Easter a symbol of hope, renewal and new life, protestors painted slogans like ‘Never Give up’, ‘We must win’, ‘Save Myanmar’, ‘CDM’ etc and shared these on social media.
Protests continued in Myanmar on Sunday, more than 60 days after the military removed the civilian government headed by the State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1 on the day the newly elected parliament was scheduled to meet. Protests are reported to be taking place in the second largest city Mandalay of Myanmar. Students, teachers and others joined the protest against the military government in Dawei town of the Tanintharyi region of Myanmar on Sunday. Protests were also reported from Hpakant township in the Kachin state