Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the end of nightly arrest raids, during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the end of nightly arrest raids, during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the end of nightly arrest raids, during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
Myanmar

Myanmar coup: thousands protest amid fear of night arrests, security patrols

  • Protests demanding the release of former leader Aung San Suu Kyi are being held in major cities for a ninth day, after the February 1 coup
  • The army rolled back laws protecting freedoms and allowed security forces to detain suspects and search private property without court approval

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Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the end of nightly arrest raids, during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the end of nightly arrest raids, during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
Demonstrators hold placards calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the end of nightly arrest raids, during a protest against the military coup in Yangon on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
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