Even though speeches by beauty pageant contestants rarely make headlines Han Lay, Miss Grand Myanmars speech turn peoples heads toward the issues.
“Please help Myanmar. We need your urgent international help right now.” she said in her speech mentioning alleged atrocities committed by her country’s military. She is 22 years old and was also protestested against the military in streets of Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city.
Everything began two months ago after the military seized control of the country gaining the power of the democratic election in which Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party won.
When thousands of people took in to the streets for protesting the coups took power to shoot the civilians and killed more than hundred in the deadliest day in Myanmar.