Naibida: Myanmar has been under military rule since February 1. The army has arrested and controlled several leaders, including popularly elected Prime Minister Aung Sang Suu Kyi. He is under house arrest.
People in Myanmar have been protesting against military rule for months. Myanmar army follows severe crackdowns on protesting people. More than 800 civilians have died so far in the army’s offensive in Myanmar.
At this stage, school teachers protested against military rule last February. Army officials have suspended 125,000 of those involved.
An official of the Myanmar Federation of Teachers said the move was taken for participating in a demonstration in protest against the army’s coup.
In addition, 19,500 university employees have also been suspended, it is said. According to the latest data in Myanmar, 4.3 lakh teachers have been working in the last 2 years