Kamarkyi, Thuwunna, Thingangyun, Yangon: • Khit Thit Media report: 2 civilians have been killed by #Myanmar security forces .At least 5 civilians have been arrested.
Regime detains bank officials in latest bid to force private banks to reopen Efforts to strong-arm banks into reopening have resulted in some officials resigning and others going into hiding.
Two people were killed and at least five others injured when the coup regime’s troops opened fire on protesters in Taunggyi this afternoon (March 25), according to locals. They say the troops are using tear gas, rubber bullets and live ammunition.
Education and industrial workers in Mandalay took to the streets on Thursday to protest the military regime one day after the public observed a nationwide silent strike.
Myanmar frees hundreds of detained demonstrators. 286 killed by junta coup 2906 total detained since 1 Feb
United States is planning to impose sanctions on two conglomerates controlled by Myanmar’s military – MEC and MEHL – sources told @Reuters. The move to blacklist them and freeze any assets could come on Thursday.
Myanmar’s ruling junta on Wednesday freed hundreds of people arrested in its crackdown on protests against the overthrow of the elected government, while businesses in Yangon were shut and streets deserted in a strike called by anti-coup activists.
Several buses full of prisoners drove out of Yangon’s Insein Prison in the morning, lawyers and other witnesses said. There was no word from authorities on how many prisoners were freed. A spokesman for the military did not answer calls.
“All the released are the ones arrested due to the protests, as well as night arrests or those who were out to buy something,” said a member of a legal advisory group who said he saw about 15 buses leaving.