Myanmar military tries to arrest medical professionals protesting against the coup

Myanmar military is now trying to arrest the hundreds of medical professionals -doctors, nurses in government hospitals – who have raised their voices against the military coup and overthrow of the democratically elected government The Irrawady reported that Mandalay police without a warrant raided the home of Professor Khin Maung Lwin, the rector of the Mandalay University of Medicine, for supporting the movement against the coup. 

In a Facebook live stream, the rector’s daughters showed the police trying to arrest their father but retreating after residents appeared in the street, banging pots and pans. 

On Thursday night, the police also tried to arrest the medical superintendent at Aunglan Hospital in Magwe Region for supporting the hospital’s disobedience movement. 

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