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Burma mourns Angel, a 19-year-old martyr of the revolt

2021-03-04T19:55:22.471Z

Crowd at funeral of girl with 'Everything will be fine' t-shirt (ANSA) The uprising in Burma has its martyr. A moved crowd attended the funeral of the 19-year-old girl who was shot dead on Wednesday during the anti-coup protests in Mandalay. Kyal Sin, nicknamed 'Angel', wore a T-shirt with the phrase 'Everything will be fine' at the parade where she was shot. Images of her, drawings and homage phrases have invaded the social networks, making the girl a symbolic figur



The uprising in Burma has its martyr.

A moved crowd attended the funeral of the 19-year-old girl who was shot dead on Wednesday during the anti-coup protests in Mandalay.

Kyal Sin, nicknamed 'Angel', wore a T-shirt with the phrase 'Everything will be fine' at the parade where she was shot.

Images of her, drawings and homage phrases have invaded the social networks, making the girl a symbolic figure of the umpteenth tragic Burmese crisis that has so far claimed at least 54 deaths, according to the latest count of the United Nations, which also denounce over 1,700 arrests.

Leading the funeral procession is a truck covered with flowers with a banner reading "hero", followed by a black and gold hearse. Thousands of mourners sang revolutionary songs and anti-coup slogans. Many, even on social media, have called her "our heroine". Meanwhile, the European Union is also mobilizing against the coup regime. "Enough with the spiral of violence against peaceful demonstrators - wrote the President of the European Council, Charles Michel on Twitter -. The democratic path must be re-established. The killing of innocent civilians will not go unpunished. The EU is preparing measures. against those responsible ".


Source: ansa

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