Sean Gleeson
Sat Feb 06 03:48:11 +0000 2021

All the latest in Myanmar today from our team:
+ Twitter blocked
+ UN special envoy urges military to relinquish power
+ Junta asks diplomats to cooperate with the new government

#BREAKING More than 1,000 protest Myanmar coup in Yangon: @AFP

#BREAKING: Myanmar experiencing new nationwide 'internet blackout': monitor @AFP

Here's where things stand as of a short time ago:
+ Internet traffic in Myanmar almost completely dark
+ Growing crowds mobilising near Yangon university, numbers swelling around Hledan Center
+ Police on scene with barbed wire, water cannon trucks

Footage of today's rally near Hledan Centre in Yangon, which I've heard has dispersed without a bigger confrontation with police, but with protesters remobilising further south later

Sat Feb 06 06:33:56 +0000 2021