Easter eggs symbolize rebellion against the Myanmar coup


Protesters holding eggs with a message for Easter Sunday during a demonstration against a military coup in Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar.

Protesters holding eggs with a message for Easter Sunday during a demonstration against a military coup in Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar.

On Easter Sunday, when the enemy went out into the street with an egg depicted in a message of rebellion, the egg became the latest symbol of protest against Myanmar’s military coup.

Demonstrator holding a boiled egg on display Aung San Suu KyiImage and “Getout MAH”, a reference to military junta leader Min Aung Hlaing.

Others were adorned with a three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance.

In Yangon, the largest city in Southeast Asia, protesters marched down the street, sang protest songs, and handed out eggs under the slogan “Spring Revolution.” Opposition to the February 1st coup..

“Easter is all about the future, and the people of Myanmar have a wonderful future in federal democracy,” said Dr. Sasa, the international envoy of Suu Kyi’s exiled civilian government.

Sasa is primarily a member of the Christian minority of Buddhist countries.

Even if authorities escalated the use of force against protesters, they were not allowed to oppose the military’s seizure of power two months ago.

A total of 557 people have been killed in coup-related violence since February 1, according to the Political Prisoners Support Association of the watchdog group. On Sunday, 2,658 people were currently detained or sentenced to prison.

Officials on Friday and Saturday announced that they had issued arrest warrants to nearly 40 celebrities known to oppose the military regime, including social media influencers, singers and models. Most are hidden.

Opponents of the coup urged foreign companies operating in the country to cut off their ties with the military junta in response to the bloody crackdown.

France’s oil and gas group Total said on Sunday that it would not stop gas production in Myanmar.

“Can a company like Total decide to cut off power to millions of people? Can it disrupt the operation of hospitals and businesses?” CEO The chief, Patrick Pouyann, told the French journal du Dimanche.

He said he was “outraged by the crackdown” in Myanmar, but they said “it would not hurt local employees and Burmese people who are already suffering a lot.”

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