After the February 1 coup in Myanmar, the tension in the streets does not decrease.
In the daily report published by the Political Prisoners Aid Organization (AAPP), it was announced that 11 people died in the last 24 hours.
In the report, it was shared that the total casualties increased to 581 and 2 thousand 750 people were detained.
There are custody warrants for 463 people who are against the coup.
Myanmar army raids churches in Kachin province
On the other hand, the Myanmar army raided churches in Kachin province to search for protesters.
According to the report on The Irrawaddy website, soldiers in the province’s Mohnyin district raided some churches and attacked residents, claiming that protesters were hiding.
It was recorded that soldiers raided and broke the entrance doors of churches and damaged some belongings.
Military coup in Myanmar
The Myanmar army seized the administration on February 1, after the allegations of fraud in the November 8, 2020 elections and the rise of political tension in the country.
The army detained many officials and ruling party leaders, including the country’s de facto leader and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Çii, and declared a state of emergency (state of emergency) for a year.
Myanmar people started demonstrations demanding return to democracy on February 6. 581 demonstrators lost their lives in the armed intervention of the security forces.
While large-scale demonstrations continue in the country, high-ranking government officials in custody are being tried in a military court.