After the Myanmar coup, it was discovered that a former Myanmar national football player, who had shown his intention to protest the military, had been sentenced by his father to "cut the ties between parents and children" in a local newspaper advertisement.


In Myanmar, parents of young protesters have declared isolation from their children for fear of military detention.

Pyae Lyan Aung came to Japan last year as a representative of Myanmar in the qualifying round of the Soccer World Cup, and raised three fingers before the match to show his intention to protest the military, so he may be persecuted if he returns home. He stayed in Japan as a refugee and was subsequently recognized as a refugee.



On the 8th of this month, Pyae Lyan Aung's father posted an advertisement in a newspaper in Mandalay, central Myanmar, through a lawyer, and declared that he would "cut the ties between parents and children."

In the advertisement, the father said that the reason for the insulation was "My son, who is currently in Japan, disobeyed his parents' teachings and caused many problems and disappointed him" and "I will not be responsible for him in the future". increase.



In Myanmar, there have been cases of military detention and property confiscation of young people's families who continue to protest, and parents have declared isolation from their children one after another, and Pyae Lyan Aung's father It is believed that he posted an advertisement for fear of harm from the military.

Pyae Lyan Aung "I'm worried about my family"

"I've heard that families of military-critical people have been arrested and their homes seized recently. Police and soldiers have been around their parents' homes," Pyae Lyan Aung told NHK. I'm worried about my family because it seems like I'm coming. "

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