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[Myanmar] Nearly 3,000 civil servants join strike in Taungdwingyi


Twenty three staff members from Taungdwingyi Township General Administration Department in Magway Region joined the ongoing civil disobedience movement (CDM) on March 5 and 6 bringing the number of civil servants on strike to nearly 3,000 in the township. 

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Just before them, more than 1,000 education staff in the township also went on strike, followed by staff from Myanmar Economic Bank and other various departments such as health, forestry, irrigation, land record and Myanmar Railways.  

On March 6 also, four corporals from Taungdwingyi Township Fire Service Department joined the CDM.

Well-wishers and aid organizations are providing cash assistance and food for the service personnel going on strike in opposition to the military takeover.

Published : March 09, 2021

By : Eleven Media/ANN