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Protesting Myanmar's military takeover

Protesting Myanmar's military takeover”

"People are delighted to have the security patrols and the security forces will conduct them day and night", its True News information team said.

"The Holy See also implores that those who hold responsibility in the country will place themselves, and their actions, with honest willingness at the service of the common good of fundamental human and civil rights, of promoting social justice and national stability, for a harmonious, democratic and peaceful coexistence".

The United Nations special envoy has warned Myanmar's army of "severe consequences" for any harsh response to protesters demonstrating against this month's coup in a call with the military leadership, a U.N. spokesman said. In the early days after the coup, the internet was cut across the country.

In the video footage, the crowds of protestors were doused with a water cannon while security forces fired into the crowd.

Party officials inside the compound after security officers left told reporters that they had come to search for two Central Executive Committee members Aung Kyi Nyunt and May Win Myint, but neither were there.

Meanwhile, Suu Kyi's lawyer told reporters in Naypyitaw on Monday that a judge informed him that the ousted leader's detention was now due to last until Wednesday. "And, so, we've made our concerns about this very clear", said Haq.

Protesters hold placards reading "Join in CDM", referring to Civil Disobedience Movement, in front of an armored vehicle during a protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar. Police also arrested dozens of the young protesters, though some were later released.

In the confrontation, broadcast live on Facebook, soldiers and police in the state capital Myitkyina fired shots to disperse protesters, though it is unclear whether rubber bullets or live rounds were used.

Demonstrators retaliated by throwing bricks, according to a medic at the scene, while journalists said police had beaten them in the melee.

Tensions have risen in Myanmar following mass protests, with some residents reporting an internet outage in the early hours of Monday.

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"It's a big worry and concern for the villagers".

"We call on security forces to refrain from violence against demonstrators, who are protesting the overthrow of their legitimate government", they said.

In the Christian stronghold of Kachin state, nuns stood at the entrance of a church compound while holding placards stating "No to dictatorship" and "Listen to the voices of people" while protesters swarmed the streets of Myitkyina, the state's capital city, on February 14.

So far, more than 420 people, including striking workers, have been detained since the coup, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners monitoring group.

"The assault on freedom of expression must stop", it tweeted.

Suu Kyi, who was ousted in a military coup on February 1, has already been charged with possessing walkie-talkies that were imported without being registered.

"There's nothing fair about the junta".

United Nations special rapporteur Tom Andrews said the junta's efforts to rein in the burgeoning protest movement was a sign of "desperation" and amounted to a declaration of war against its people.

"In a kind of an ironic way, the generals have proven their capacity to unify the country in ways that I have never seen", he added. They accuse Beijing of propping up the military regime and applaud Washington's actions sanctioning the military.



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