Overview of what happened in Yangon, Myanmar, 29 May 2021

Protests in Yangon

Protest against military dictatorship was staged by youths from PasunTaung Township, Yangon on the evening of 28 May

Myanmar Footballers : Stand on the side of Justice

Letters from Yangon youths to Myanmar footballers, please stand on the side of justice.

The Myanmar football team lost 10 - 0 against Japan for the world cup qualifier, some team players refused to play, but they were still able to send a team, now people in Myanmar ask their footballers not to play for Myanmar.

Red paper strike against military dictatorship, portraying the anti-coup messages by pro-democracy youths of Mingaladon, Yangon.

Pro-democracy youths of Yangon staged a stay home strike against military dictatorship today. Our blood never run cold until we can make the Junta stands down.

Peaceful night protest without human in Hlaing Thar Yar Township Yangon.

An explosion occurred in Motor Vehicle Police Station near Home Road bus stop in KanNar street , KyiMyinDing township, Yangon around 8:30 Am May 29.

Raids & Arrests in Yangon

Military threatened to reclaim the shop spaces at Thein Gyi Market and Mingalar Market in Yangon if shop-owners do not reopen.

Passing vehicles in Yangon were arbitrarily inspected by the Junta. 3 motorcyclists were violently beaten up with no apparent reason. Junta is bullying civilians in every possible ways.

On the night of May 28, at around 9:30PM , Ko Htet Aung,20-year-old man riding a motorcycle in Pauktawwa, Insein township,Yangon,was chased by a military vehicle because he couldn't stop the motorcycle and was killed by a military vehicle

Household Inspections for Guest Registration Provision in Kyauk Myaung street, Yangon, last night. Civilians were forced to sit down on the ground and threatened by the military for not registering. (You are not allowed to sleep in another house without registering, this is a measure taken to prevent that its easy for people to go into hiding).

The Junta accused 8 youths with allegations of having handmade weapons and arrested them in Dagon Myothit, Yangon.

Ko Kaung Htet Aung, the youth in the picture, was arrested by the Military at around 9pm on May 28 in Shwepyithar Township, 14th ward, Yangon due to informants for posting leaflets on the street, with warnings about informants.

20 detained youths from Bago and Yangon, including the daughter of Poet Saw Wai, are accused of an attempt to incite violence in a SAC (State Administration Council) -controlled newspaper today.

May 30, 2021