Armed Forces of Myanmar Threatening for treason Tackling protesters knocking on pots and pans against the ROC

Myanmar protesters knock on pots and pans show resistance to the military coup in Yangon on February 2, 2021 (AFP).

Armed Forces of Myanmar Threatening for treason Tackling protesters knocking on pots and pans against the ROC

The Myanmar military government issued a statement on January 25. warned Myanmar protesters who knocked on pots, jars and pans in protest against last year’s coup d’etat. may be prosecuted for treason

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The move comes a year before the Myanmar military coup took power from the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1 last year. Nearly a year later, Myanmar’s military rulers are still battling a movement against the dictatorship of Myanmar protesters. The People’s Defense Force (PDF) is also being formed periodically against the Myanmar military in many areas.

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The military government has announced that all PDF forces as well as the National Unity Government (NUG) or the shadow government that is a manifestation of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) MP, who has been ousted as a terrorist group

In the above statement The military government said PDF and NUG Group It has urged people to destroy national security through silent protests, clapping, knocking on pots, knocking on pans, honking cars and by other means. Participating in loud protests or sharing propaganda messages against the military They can be prosecuted for treason under anti-terrorism or anti-military inciting laws.

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The penalties for treason and other terrorism offenses in Myanmar range from three years in prison to the death penalty. Although Myanmar has not imposed the death penalty in decades.

After the coup People in cities across the country have rallied to protest and show civil disobedience against the coup. This included knocking on pots and knocking on pans, while nearly 1,500 protesters were reported killed by Myanmar security forces. More than 11,000 protesters have been arrested by the authorities.

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