Tens of thousands rally in Myanmar protesting military coup

Posted : 2021-02-09 08:51 Updated : 2021-02-10 15:48
A police truck sprays water to a crowd of protesters in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Tension in the confrontations between the authorities and demonstrators against last week's coup in Myanmar boiled over Monday, as police fired a water cannon at peaceful protesters in the capital Naypyitaw. AP

People show the three-finger salute to protest against the military coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 6, 2021. REUTERS

A young Buddhist novice, wearing a red strip of cloth around his wrist, flashes the three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance against the military coup, from inside a vehicle in Yangon, Myanmar, 07 February 2021. EPA

Myanmar people holdiing a large banner reading 'We Do Not Accept The Military Coup' march during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, 07 February 2021. EPA

People show the three-finger and hold signs demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

People march in protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

A Myanmar citizen with a tattoo of leader Aung San Suu Kyi looks on during a protest against the military coup in Myanmar outside United Nations venue in Bangkok, Thailand February 7, 2021. REUTERS

Public workers show the three-finger salute as they take part in a protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

Demonstrators hold portraits of Myanmar detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, 07 February 2021. EPA

People show the three-finger salute as they take part in a protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

Police stand guard as a poster demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi is seen on a police barricade, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

Armed riot police are seen near protesters in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. AP

Demonstrators flash the three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance, during a protest against the military coup in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, 07 February 2021. EPA

Protester flash the three-fingered salute as they march past meat vendors in Yangon, Myanmar on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. AP

Buddhist monks show the three-finger salute as they take part in a protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

People watch from their balconies a protest against the military coup and demanding the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 7, 2021. REUTERS

A demonstrator (front) sits in front of a barricade as policemen stand guard near the Yangon City Hall during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, 07 February 2021. EPA

Protesters hold signs as they take part in a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on Monday, February 8, 2021. UPI

A nurse show the three-finger salute as she takes part in a protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar, February 8, 2021. REUTERS

A protester holds an image of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi as fellow protesters march around Mandalay, Myanmar on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. AP

Teachers flash the three-fingers salute, a symbol of resistance, during a protest against the military coup, at Hledan junction in Yangon, Myanmar, 08 February 2021. EPA

Protesters flashing three fingered salutes and holding an image with an X mark on the face of Myanmar Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing face rows of riot police in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. AP

Protesters hold a picture of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar,on Monday, February 8, 2021. Tension in the confrontations between the authorities and demonstrators against last week's coup in Myanmar continue. UPI

Protesters hold a picture of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar on Monday, February 8, 2021. UPI

Protesters hold a picture of deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar on Monday, February 8, 2021. AP