Myanmar activist arrested over satirical Facebook post

A 25-year-old activist in Myanmar has been arrested for a Facebook post that insults the military.

Myanmar's national flag.

Myanmar's national flag. Image by Shaun Dunphy / CC BY-SA 2.0

The satirical post  points out that the colour of the new uniform for army officers is similar to the colour of the traditional skirt worn by Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy.

Earlier this year a journalist was also arrested for a Facebook post that insulted the military. Read more: channelnewsasia.com

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