In Myanmar, Easter eggs become symbol of defiance for anti-coup protesters

In Myanmar, Easter eggs become symbol of defiance for anti-coup protesters

Today·2021-04-04 20:02

MANDALAY — Opponents of military rule in Myanmar inscribed messages of protest on Easter eggs on Sunday (April 4), while others were back on the streets, facing off with security forces after a night of candle-lit vigils for hundreds killed since a Feb 1 coup.

In the latest in a series of impromptu shows of defiance, messages including "We must win", "Spring Revolution" and "Get out MAH" were seen on eggs in photographs on social media, the latter referring to junta leader Min Aung Hlaing. Easter is not widely observed in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar.

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