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Demonstrators gathered outside the Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok’s Sathorn area on Thursday to protest the military coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government.

  Bangkok protesters ‘light up Myanmar’ after Monday’s coup

Protesters lit candles and turned on their cellphone torches for a symbolic demonstration dubbed #LightUpMyanmar.

  Bangkok protesters ‘light up Myanmar’ after Monday’s coup

Myanmar’s military snuffed out the country’s decade-long democratic experiment on Monday, claiming fraud in last November’s election that delivered a landslide win for Suu Kyi’s party.

  Bangkok protesters ‘light up Myanmar’ after Monday’s coup

Police stationed outside the embassy gave the protesters just 10 minutes to hold the demonstration before ushering them away.
Bangkok protesters ‘light up Myanmar’ after Monday’s coup

Published : February 04, 2021

By : THE NATION