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Yangon antiwar protests dismantled by Myanmar emergency service
Public officials had denied approval for the protests in Myanmar's capital, and when Myanmar's policemen stopped some 300 men from walking, they produced a sit-in, sang anti-war messages and waved brightly coloured banners to symbolize it. Fisticuffs and fisticuffs between several dozens of policemen, organizers of protests and reporters about the meeting erupted soon after the organizers had finished the sit-in.
A number of demonstrators were arrested and evicted in a car. The protests were led by Maung Saung Kha, organized by Yangon's activist youths. He was imprisoned for six month for having written a poetry about tattoos on his cock of a picture of a former Myanmar Mystique.
"We had just said that we would disband and end the rally, and then the cops began to beat us. You violated policing laws and the constitution. The spokesperson for the constabulary, Col. Myo Thu Soe, said that the constabulary had detained some of the demonstrators. "They did not obey the order of non-violent assemblies, so we had to detain some of them," he said, added that the agencies had not ruled what to do with the detainees.
Zaw Htay, spokesperson for the administration, was not immediately available. Aung San Suu Kyi's fight to fulfill her pledge to end decade-long racial warfare in Myanmar's outlawed border areas has brought frustration to the nascent anti-war youths group. Yangon's protests blockaded one of Yangon's busy intersections for more than an hours before the vigilante patrol was out.
"I photographed the arrest in front of the car. She ("the police") said to me: "Stop! Stop! Stop! Stop!