Myanmar protesters hit streets after activists executed

STORY: Video shows about a dozen masked protesters risking arrest by holding the public demonstration, where they displayed a banner reading “We will never be frightened” and called out the names of the executed activists.

There was some applause - apparently from local residents - as they chanted against army and coup leader, General Min Aung Hlaing.

After a short while, the video shows the protesters dispersing and running off.

The executed men were accused of helping a civilian resistance movement that has fought the military since last year's coup and bloody crackdown on nationwide protests.

Among those executed were democracy campaigner Kyaw Min Yu, better known as Jimmy, and former lawmaker and hip-hop artist Phyo Zeya Thaw, an ally of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The two others executed were Hla Myo Aung and Aung Thura Zaw.

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