To protest the ongoing brutality of military rule back home, Myanmar people and supporters will gather tomorrow morning in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Bangkok’s Silom area to mark the second anniversary of the coup d’etat.
Expect crowds of Myanmar protesters assembling peacefully if loudly in front of the The North Sathorn Road tomorrow morning, two years to the day that the Tatmadaw led by Gen. Min Aung Hlaing ousted the democratically elected government and arrested its de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
The gathering is organized by Bright Future, a network of Myanmar nationals in Thailand.
At least 300 protesters are expected tomorrow, Veera Seangthong of Bright Future told Coconuts on Tuesday. The protest has obtained police permission, he said.
“There might be more than 300 showing up, but I didn’t want to scare the police,” Veera said.
Veera, a Nepalese national who grew up in Myanmar, was arrested in May 2021 during a protest in front of the U.N. building in Bangkok. He was fined THB500.
The protest will start at 11am on Wednesday. The Myanmar embassy is between BTS Saint Louis and Surasak.
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