share this article bookmark article share on facebook share on twitter share on Linkedin share on whatsapp share on email Share this article Whatsapp Facebook Twitter Linkedin Share Robert Birsell (Reuters) Yangon, Myanmar ● Sat, May 1, 2021 2021-05-01 14:00 2 0920e6703081f028872405a5264386d5 2 SE Asia Myanmar,Coup,protest,UN Free Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several small blasts compounding a sense of crisis that a UN envoy warned could bring state administration to a halt. The military has tried to end dissent and impose its authority on a people largely opposed to the return of rule by the generals after 10 years of democratic reforms that included a government led by democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi. Despite a relentless crackdown in which at least 759 protesters have been killed, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) advocacy group, crowds come out day after day to reject the junta. “Our cause, democracy, our cause, a federal union. Free arrested leaders,” protesters chanted at one of two rallies in the main city of Yangon. Suu Kyi, 75, has been detained since the coup the along with many… Read full this story
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