Hunger strikes have begun in Obo Prison, Mandalay, to honor the four executed pro-democracy activists.
"Why did it do that? They can’t do that,” said the visibly upset ousted leader.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party has a long history of staging pro-military demonstrations for propaganda purposes.
Also this week, the UN offered more toothless condemnation of the junta, and pro-regime thugs stoned the homes of relatives of the four executed activists.
How many brave souls must follow Ko Jimmy, Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw, Ko Hla Myo Aung and Ko Aung Thura Zaw to the gallows before Myanmar is rid of the traitor Min Aung Hlaing?
With urban resistance groups launching attacks in retaliation for the junta’s hanging of the four activists, Yangon is now one of the world’s most dangerous cities.
While the UN and ASEAN do nothing, the Myanmar people are trapped in an ever-increasing cycle of violence.
Relatives of the four executed democracy activists recall their last meetings and share their emotions after the hangings.
The junta’s cruel disregard for the relatives of the four men hung over the weekend is a new low even by the standards of previous military regimes.
Videos on pro-regime social media channels show people throwing projectiles at the homes of Ko Jimmy and Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw, while cursing them and their relatives.
In an unprecedented joint statement issued after four activists were hanged, the civilian govt, NLD and ethnic armed groups said they would unite to defeat the junta.
The shadow National Unity Government says the weekend’s executions prove the regime is not interested in peaceful solutions.
International sanctions and displays of concern mean nothing to the regime; only practical support for the Myanmar people’s armed struggle will end their suffering.
National Unity Government and international rights groups call on the UN and ASEAN to take action against the junta for executing four anti-coup activists.
Daw Khin Win Tin, mother of executed democracy activist Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw, says she is proud of her son’s sacrifice.