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Myanmar military armoured autos drive previous a avenue after they seized energy in a coup in Mandalay, Myanmar February 2, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer
  • Yangon Youth Community launches civil disobedience marketing campaign after military seized energy
  • It is among the first indicators of particular motion to oppose the coup
  • Authorities of elected chief and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was toppled by the navy on Monday

One among Myanmar’s greatest activist group, the Yangon Youth Community stated Tuesday that it had launched a civil disobedience marketing campaign after the military seized energy and detained elected chief Aung San Suu Kyi.

It was one of many first indicators of particular motion to oppose the coup.

“Yangon Youth Network… declared and urged CD (civil disobedience) as an immediate response,” a consultant stated on Twitter, noting that docs at a hospital in Mandalay had additionally begun such a marketing campaign.

The federal government of elected Myanmar chief and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was toppled by the navy after she was arrested together with different leaders of her Nationwide League for Democracy (NLD) social gathering in early morning raids on Monday.

Learn extra: Myanmar chief Aung San Suu Kyi detained as navy levels coup

The military stated it had carried out the detentions in response to “election fraud”, handing energy to navy chief Min Aung Hlaing and imposing a state of emergency for one 12 months, in line with a press release on a military-owned tv station. 

The navy spokesperson didn’t reply telephone calls in search of additional remark.

Telephone strains to the capital Naypyitaw and the primary industrial centre of Yangon weren’t reachable, and state TV went off air hours earlier than parliament had been as a result of sit for the primary time for the reason that NLD’s landslide election win in November, considered as a referendum on Suu Kyi’s fledgling democratic authorities.

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