Overview of what happened in Yangon, Myanmar on 20 May, 2021

Demonstration and Protests in Yangon

In Kyeemyindaing Township, a youth-led campaign was launched early morning 20 may in front of the BEHS(1) and BEHS (2)schools to protest against the military slavery education system.

Indoor night strike of ShwePyiThar Township, Yangon.

South Dagon, Yangon: Civilians protested against the SAC (State Administration Council) Dictatorship as they march through the narrow lanes to avoid confrontation with the Military forces.

Protesters marched in Yangon's South Dagon Township on May 20 to oppose the military dictatorship.

Kamaryut, Yangon: Footage of 100 of Youths from multiple townships joining forces in staging the flash mob anti-military regime protest movement on the streets.

Solo protest against military dictatorship on public transportation bus in Dagon Myothit (North), Yangon on May19.

Anti Dictatorship Stay Home Strike by the private workers of Yangon.

Buddhist monks in Thingangyun Township, Yangon, made the world hear their voices through slogans “We don’t want “ Min Aung Hlaing military dogs who killed their own people.

Indoor protest of Monks from Thingangyun Township, Yangon calling out the junta to stop using Airstrike to EAO (Ethnic Armed Organizations)

Anti-military dictatorship night strike by youths from Thone Kwa Township, Yangon on the night of May 20

Violence in Yangon

The dictator's armed forces in Yangon are firing Slingshot at residents' windows for no apparent reason. Last night, all of the windows were broken.

Bomb blast occurred near No(1) high school in Tamwe Yangon. State Administration Council (SAC) troops inspected all the nearby areas and reportedly some youths were arrested.

Arrests & Raids in Yangon

Mayangone, Yangon: Myanmar security forces raided houses and community hall on Thamaing Myo Thit 2nd Street and arrested a civilian at 11:30am.

At around 11:30 am, Military forcefully arrested at least 11 youths from 155th Street, Tarmwe Township, Yangon with informants and took away the youths in their truck.

Four civilians including Ko Aung Moe Khaing were unlawfully arrested State Administration Council (SAC) raided U Shwe Soe road in KyiMyinDaing Township

In Thanlyin, Ma Su Hnin Htet, a secretary of the East Yangon University Students’ Union was arrested the State Administration Council (SAC)

In ShwePyiThar, Yangon a young man named Ko Pyae Thar Nyein was arbitrarily arrested by the State Administration Council (SAC) and his family could not contact him.

On Apr 30, 7 youths (students) were detained violently from a Housing in Yangon. Later, a juvenile was released. The remaining 6 youths were sentenced to three years in prison.

May 21, 2021