The largest protests against the Myanmar military coup that overthrew the democratically elected government.
The nationwide strike was dubbed Five-Twos, for the five number twos in the numeric form of Monday’s date.(22/02/2021)
. The Irrawady reports that “ nearly two dozen anti-coup protesters were reportedly arrested by military personnel and police on Monday morning after tens of thousands of anti-military regime protesters joined the nationwide “22222” general strike in the nation’s capital, Naypyitaw, according to witnesses. Anti-coup protesters were forced to disperse by security forces in Pyinmana while the protesters were en route to the capital Naypyitaw, home to the top Union government offices and the headquarters of the military”.