Crowds Gather in Yangon to Protest Against Military Takeover

Large crowds gathered in Yangon, Myanmar, shouting and chanting on Saturday, February 6, to protest against the military takeover of the country.

In this footage, people in Yangon can be heard protesting the detention of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other elected officials.

Police were present, preventing the progress of the protesters at times, according to reports.

The military seized power following its allegations of voting irregularities in a November election won by Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy. Credit: News Watch TV via Storyful