Demonstrators hold placards with pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a protest in Yangon on February 17, 2021. Photo: AP Demonstrators hold placards with pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a protest in Yangon on February 17, 2021. Photo: AP
Demonstrators hold placards with pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a protest in Yangon on February 17, 2021. Photo: AP
Myanmar

Myanmar coup opponents block roads, as UN warns of violence against protesters

  • Protesters have vowed a show of force against military leaders after an additional charge was filed against Aung San Suu Kyi
  • The UN fears the situation is spiralling out of control and warned that violence could escalate, amid reports extra troops were sent to Yangon

Topic |   Myanmar
Demonstrators hold placards with pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a protest in Yangon on February 17, 2021. Photo: AP Demonstrators hold placards with pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a protest in Yangon on February 17, 2021. Photo: AP
Demonstrators hold placards with pictures of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at a protest in Yangon on February 17, 2021. Photo: AP
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