YouTube removed some Myanmar military channels

AA | 05 March 2021 Friday – 17:35 | Last Updated: 05 03 2021 – 17:35

Social media platform YouTube removed some channels belonging to the military in Myanmar, where the military coup took place.

Myanmar activists, who made a statement on social media, stated that YouTube channels of Myawaddy Media, MWD Variety and MWD Myanmar televisions, especially the official television of the army, MRTV, are not accessible.

It was observed that the website of MRTV, which was attacked by anti-coup hackers, was also inaccessible.

Facebook and Instagram accounts belonging to the Myanmar army were also closed on February 25.

Thailand launches expedition for the evacuation of its citizens in Myanmar

On the other hand, Thailand’s Embassy in Nepido has launched flights to facilitate the return of its citizens who are in the country and want to return to Thailand.

In the statement made by the embassy, ​​it was stated that 2 flights of Myanmar National Airlines will be organized for Thai people who want to return to their countries as of next week, “Citizens who want to return home today for the flight on March 12, and for the flight on March 16 at the embassy until March 11 at the latest. should contact. ” expression was used.

Military coup in Myanmar

The Myanmar army seized the administration on February 1, after political groups close to it made allegations of fraud in the 8 November 2020 elections and the rise of political tension in the country.

The army detained many officials and ruling party leaders, including Aung San Suu Çii, the Foreign Minister and de facto leader of the country, and declared a state of emergency (state of emergency) for 1 year.

Turkey has condemned the coup. Various reactions and criticisms came from Western countries.

The people of Myanmar started demonstrations on February 6, demanding a return to democracy. 56 demonstrators lost their lives in the armed intervention of the security forces.

Demonstrations with broad participation in the country and the trials of high-ranking government officials in custody at the military court continue.