This morning, 12 May, will go down in modern Mongolian history as a day of shame! The Ulaanbaatar police have arrested some 100 young people for simply who expressed their opinions by silently demonstrating against the government. Wearing white gowns, the young Mongolians, demonstrated by standing two meters apart from each other in accordance with social distancing rules and not disturbing anyone’s business. Nevertheless, they have been arrested! Many of protesters were holding banners saying ‘Do not overstep the bounds’.
News.mn is demanding an explanation for arrest of the young people, who were fully complying with quarantine rules!
The young Mongolians were demonstrating against:
- Mongolian diplomats who have disgraced their country by drug trafficking
- Serious murder cases in State House itself, ministry and local administration buildings
- The unbearable per capita national debt, which the government promised to reduce. Despite this, it has increased by 10 million MNT per person over 4 years, so even a child in the cradle is owed 25 million MNT.
- The Increase of seven taxes