Despite warnings from the military government that confrontations could turn deadly, protesters gathered at Yangon’s Hledan Junction to participate in the nationwide 22222 general strike.
However, the military government on Monday said that the authorities have exercised restraint despite ‘incitements of unrest and violence’. It said they have used minimum force against the disturbance to maintain public safety and rule of law. Calling statements of some embassies in Yangon as interference in the internal affairs of Myanmar and convention of the diplomatic relations of 1961, it asked the foreign missions to strictly adhere to the Vienna convention and UN Charter.
violation of the Vienna Meanwhile, Facebook said that it has removed the pages of the military mouthpiece TV channel MRTV and the main page of the Myanmar military Tatmadaw for violation of its standards.