Political monk U Wirathu in custody

Fugitive controversial monk U Wirathu, wanted for sedition, has surrendered to police after a year-long manhunt. The arrest of the ultranationalist comes less than a week before the general election. U Wirathu is a founder of the Association for the
Hardline Myanmar monk's supporters protest arrest warrant

Wirathu supporters protest arrest warrant

Hundreds of supporters of nationalist monk U Wirathu gathered in Yangon last week to protest against charges laid against him for sedition. An article in Frontier said that about 150 supporters marched through Yangon last Thursday, while Myanmar Time
Myanmar demonstrators condemn foreign intervention

Pro-Tatmadaw rally held in Yangon

Thousands of supporters of Myanmar’s military, also called Tatmadaw, held a march through downtown Yangon on Sunday, where they showed their support for the Tatmadaw and criticised what they said was international involvement in domestic affairs, a