In Myanmar, a Facebook post deemed inflammatory led to an ex-minister's arrest
A former high-profile Myanmar army officer who had served as information minister and presidential spokesperson in a previous military-backed government has been arrested and charged with spreading false or inflammatory news.
People in Myanmar honk horns, bang on pots to protest coup
Shouts could be heard wishing detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi good health and calling for freedom. A senior politician and close confidante of Suu Kyi also urged citizens to defy the military through civil disobedience. Ad“The curse of the coup is rooted in our country, and this is the reason why our country still remains poor. He said Suu Kyi was in good health at a separate location where she was being held and would stay there for the time being. Suu Kyi had been a fierce critic of the army during her years in detention.