Activist Wai Moe Naing (centre) is seen during an earlier demonstration against the military coup. He was arrested on Thursday morning. Photo: AFP
Activist Wai Moe Naing (centre) is seen during an earlier demonstration against the military coup. He was arrested on Thursday morning. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar security forces arrest anti-coup protest leader, open fire on medical workers

  • Wai Moe Naing has emerged as one of the main leaders opposing the February 1 coup which ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s government
  • The five-day new year holiday, known as Thingyan, began on Tuesday but pro-democracy activists cancelled the usual festivities to continue protests

Activist Wai Moe Naing (centre) is seen during an earlier demonstration against the military coup. He was arrested on Thursday morning. Photo: AFP
Activist Wai Moe Naing (centre) is seen during an earlier demonstration against the military coup. He was arrested on Thursday morning. Photo: AFP
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