Myanmar coup: Facebook shuts down military’s main page as well-known actor arrested

Myanmar coup: Facebook shuts down military’s main page as well-known actor arrested

The Guardian

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Lu Min taken from his home on Yangon as demonstrators take to streets in Mandalay after death of two protesters there on Saturday

Facebook has deleted the Myanmar military’s main page for breaching its standards prohibiting the incitement of violence, as police arrested a well-known actor wanted for opposing the military coup and citizens continued to gather for mass protests.

Lu Min was one of six celebrities who the army said on Wednesday were wanted under an anti-incitement law for encouraging civil servants to join in the protest. The charges can carry a two-year prison sentence.

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