Myanmar: Demonstration of prisoners against army in jail, raised demand for release of arrested leaders

Inmates at Myanmar’s most notorious prison demonstrated against the ruling military on Friday. In videos released on social media, the prisoners are seen protesting against the ruling military government by raising political slogans while singing popular patriotic songs.

The protesters demanded the release of all the arrested leaders

Inmates in Yangon’s Insein prison are seen in a video shouting slogans in support of top leader Aung San Suu Kyi and ousted President Win Myint. A lawyer for some of the prisoners, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the protesting prisoners were demanding the release of all those arrested on political charges.

Apart from this, he was also demanding better treatment for sick prisoners and flexible prison rules. Let us inform that these days Myanmar is facing a severe wave of Covid-19 epidemic and record cases of infection are being reported in the country every day.

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