A Myanmar protester makes the three finger salute throughout an illustration in opposition to navy coup in Yangon, Myanmar on February 7, 2021.
- Former nationwide safety adviser Michael Flynn spoke at a QAnon convention in Dallas this weekend.
- When requested in regards to the coup in Myanmar, Flynn stated that “it ought to occur right here.”
- Myanmar’s navy overthrew the democratically elected authorities and has killed a whole lot of individuals.
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Michael Flynn, who served as President Donald Trump’s nationwide safety adviser, informed a crowd at a QAnon convention in Dallas, Texas, this weekend that the US ought to have a coup just like the one in Myanmar.
On February 1, Myanmar’s navy overthrew its democratically elected authorities and arrested its leaders. The coup instantly sparked protests throughout the nation, prompting the junta to launch a marketing campaign in opposition to its personal residents.
Upwards of 800 Burmese individuals, together with at the very least 40 kids, have been killed, in accordance with Myanmar’s Help Affiliation for Political Prisoners. Greater than 4,000 individuals have been arrested.
Flynn, who has turn into a distinguished determine within the QAnon conspiracy idea, was a most important attraction on the occasion, held on the Omni Lodge in Dallas.
In a video shared on Twitter, an attendee asks Flynn: “I wish to know why what occurred in Myanmar cannot occur right here.”
The group instantly cheers, adopted by Flynn’s response: “No motive. I imply, it ought to occur right here.”
QAnon communities have praised the Myanmar coup and endorsed the concept that it ought to occur within the US, in accordance with Media Issues for America.
In 2017, Flynn pleaded responsible to mendacity to the FBI about his communications with Russia. He later accused the Justice Division of entrapment and moved to withdraw his responsible plea. In November, Trump pardoned him.