Myanmar protesters carry eggs in Sunday demo

Adept at discovering themes to tie collectively protests nationwide, anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar took to the streets holding painted eggs, in a nod to the Christian pageant of Easter.

In Yangon, one group marched by way of the Ahlone space chanting, singing protest songs and displaying eggs bearing slogans and faces.

Myanmar is overwhelmingly Buddhist – 87.9% in response to a 2014 census – with Christians making up solely 6.2% of its individuals.

However some symbols, such because the Christmas tree and the Easter egg, have recognition past Christianity.

The coup reversed years of sluggish progress towards democracy within the Southeast Asian nation.

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