Myanmar: Enormous demonstrations regardless of army’s warning that protesters might ‘endure lack of life’

Myanmar: Huge demonstrations despite military's warning that protesters could 'suffer loss of life'

Images from photographers in the country and on social media Monday showed tens of thousands of people packing the streets in Yangon, Mandalay, and Naypyidaw, as well as in towns and cities across the country, including in southeastern Dawei, in Shan state’s Taunggyi, in Ayeyarwady’s Pathein, Kachin state’s Myitkyina, and in one of the country’s poorest regions, Chin state.

In an ominous statement Sunday evening, the military junta said it could use lethal force against protesters.

“It is…