Miss Grand Myanmar Han Lay voiced against the country's military atrocities and its protesting citizens, many of whom lost their lives.
22-year-old beauty queen used the platform of the Miss Grand International 2020 event in Thailand to speak out about the coup that has happened in her country.
Myanmar national military Tatmadaw, led by commander-in-chief Min Aung Hlaing, overthrew elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party government over election fraud charges.
The opposition demanded recounting of votes and are backed by the military.
Aung San Suu Kyi is currently being detained at an unknown location. People have been protesting against the military coup. The military had opened fire at civilians, killing and injuring many.