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Yangon Residents Sing at Vigil Following Deadly Police Crackdown

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Residents of Yangon lit candles and sang a rendition of Kansas’s Dust in the Wind at a vigil on March 1, following a crackdown by police that left at least 18 people dead, according to the United Nations.

Mass arrests were also reported on February 28, and attacks on the press. The AP said on March 1 that one of its journalists had been arrested.

Ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint were charged with incitement on March 1, Myanmar Now reported.

Footage here was shared by a Yangon resident who requested anonymity, and shows residents of Ahlon Township gathered on Monday evening. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful