On Feb 18, Danish ambassador to Myanmar received a letter from Myanmar youth and he stated on its facebook that “these young people have shown up peacefully at the embassy for days. We think they deserve a future in a democratic Myanmar. We stand with the people of Myanmar to reinstate the democratically elected government”. Anti-coup Myanmar citizens especially youth try to deliver the letter to every foreign embassy in Myanmar about the current country situation.
In Myitkyina, Kachin state, 3 protesters including a monk who protested peacefully yesterday (Feb 18) against the military dictatorship have been arrested.
In Mandalay, about 16 members from the police force have joined the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM).
Protesters in Momauk, Kachin state, staged an anti-coup demonstration yesterday (Feb 18) calling on the civil servants to join the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM), “ The future of young people looks bleak,” some Kachin youths who took part in the protest said.
As of 8 PM, 18 Feb, a total of 889 samples were tested and found more 19 new cases and 1 death. MoHS has reported 141,709 of total confirmed cases including 131,171 discharged, and 3,193 deaths.
It is reported that a sergeant clerk from the military has joined the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) in Monywa, Sagaing region, for the first time.
The deposed Mandalay region Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation Dr. Myo Thit, charged under section 505(b) of Penal Code, was arraigned online on Feb 18.
Human Rights Watch’s section imposed on Myanmar military_ on the leadership of the junta, as well as key conglomerates owned by the military, and their entities’ subsidiaries. In addition, Britain imposes sanctions on 3 top military officials, along with Canada imposes sanctions on 9 military officers.
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