April 2021

April 1, 2021

Protesters across the country set 2008 Constitution books on fire to celebrate the abolishment. Fire broke out at military-owned Gandamar Wholesale Shopping Center and Ruby Mart in Yangon. One more charge was pressed against State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for violating the country's official secrets act.

April 2, 2021

Junta issued arrest warrants for 20 celebrities including singers, actors, social media influencers and activists. Civilians who were interviewed by CNN’s Correspondent Clarissa Ward and her crew were abducted.

April 3, 2021

KNU issued a statement condemning air strikes by the Myanmar military against villages near the Thai border between March 27 and 30.

April 4, 2021

Nationwide, civilians joined Easter eggs strike where they painted and wrote anti-coup messages on eggs.

April 5, 2021

Youth groups from eight townships in Yangon asked the public not to celebrate the annual Thingyan festival until democracy is restored.

April 6, 2021

15 sailors including an officer from Mupon naval base in Mawlamyine defected from their posts.

April 7, 2021

At 5am, Myanmar military launched attacks using heavy artillery in Kalay, Sagain Region, resulting in the death of eleven people. Myanmar's ambassador to the U.K was locked out of his country's Embassy in London as the deputy chief of mansion and military attaché took over the embassy. The Irrawaddy News reported that the Chinese embassy in Myanmar contacted the CRPH. Five explosions blasted in Yangon, including a popular shopping mall Myanmar Plaza.

April 8, 2021

SSPP/SSA shot junta’s chopper and one high ranking officer got injured. Junta ordered to remove PSI satellites from the buildings and homes throughout the country.

April 9, 2021

Junta’s spokesperson Zaw Min Tun said in a press conference that government operations would soon return to normal, and elections would be held within two years to return democracy. A military tribunal sentenced 19 people to death for killing one military member and injuring another in Yangon At least 60 civilians were killed and many injured in a military crackdown in Bago.

April 10, 2021

Myanmar military turned down a request by UN Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener to visit the country. Three Brotherhood Alliance (AA, TNLA and MNDAA) attacked Naungmon police station in Shan State, in northeast Myanmar, killing 14 police officers.

April 11, 2021

Protesters from at least 100 townships joined the Flashlights strike.

April 12, 2021

Military's armed forces launch early-morning attack on civilians in Tamu township near the India-Myanmar border. Daw Aung San Su Kyi requested an in-person meeting with her legal team.

April 13, 2021

The beginning of Myanmar New Year Thingyan festival, the whole nation chose not celebrate. A series of themed protest were planned for the four-day festival instead.

April 15, 2021

Myanmar military used heavy weapons, including Russian-made jets and attack helicopters, in rural areas controlled by various armed ethnic groups. EU agreed to impose sanctions on 10 more people connected to Myanmar's military coup and, for the first time, to blacklist two military-companies, Reuters reports, citing two diplomats. Wai Moe Naing, prominent protest leader from Monywa, was abducted in the mob fashion as junta’s forces crashed a private car into the motorbike rally.

April 16, 2021

The CRPH announced members of the National Unity Government.

April 17, 2021

A spokesperson for Thailand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed local media that ASEAN emergency summit on Myanmar was set for April 24 in Jakarta, with the coup leader Min Aung Hlaing to attend.

April 18, 2021

Japanese freelance journalist Yuki Kitazumi was detained in the night by junt’s forces in Yangon.

April 20, 2021

MRTV reported that the NUG was denounced as an unlawful association. A bounty worth 10,000,000 Myanmar Kyats (about 6,500 USD) issued for the arrest of Dr. Tayzar San, a protest leader in Mandalay. Junta media announced that CDM doctors were put in the blacklist and their passport were revoked.

April 21, 2021

Junta announced that the coup leader Min Aung Hlaing would attend ASEAN summit. Protesters joined the "Blue Shirt Campaign" by uploading photos of themselves wearing blue shirts online and calling for the release of detainees. The U.S. added two more Myanmar state-owned companies to its sanctions list.

April 22, 2021

UN’s WFP warned that up to 3.4 million people Myanmar would face hunger in the coming three to six months. MRTV announced that all cabinet members of the NUG were charged with high treason. NUG urged Interpol to work with Indonesian police to arrest junta leader Min Aung Hlaing when he traveled to Jakarta for the ASEAN summit.

April 24, 2021

Wai Moe Naing,a leader of the anti-coup movement in the city of Monywa, and 41 others are being held in custody in connection with the killing of two policemen and defamation of the state. ASEAN Summit was held with the coup leader’s presence. The leaders reached to a five- point consensus which was widely criticized for not reflecting the on-ground situation. NUG wasn’t invited to the summit, but its MOFA Minister Daw Zin Mar Aung sent a statement which was read out at the summit.

April 25, 2021

CRPH announced that it included three more members who were democratically elected in November's general election.

April 26, 2021

Guerilla protests grew stronger in Yangon, up to 200 protesters gathered in Tarmwe and Thaketa township. Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing said that the junta was prioritizing the stability in the country, and delegation team proposed by ASEAN leaders would be considered when the stability was restored.

April 27, 2021

Internet shutdown between 1 am and 9am was lifted for fiber internet service. KNU seized the junta’s military outpost near Myanmar-Thai border. A clash between local defense force, CDF and Myanmar military in Chin state. At least 15 junta’s soldiers from were killed.


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