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Myanmar crackdown triggers exodus from its biggest city, Yangon

Roads out of Myanmar’s biggest city have been choked with people fleeing the junta’s deadly crackdown on anti-coup dissent, as authorities in neighbouring Thailand said they were preparing for an influx of displaced people. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on 1 February, triggering a mass […]

Myanmar coup opponents call for new show of force – Times of India

Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup called for more big protests on Wednesday to show that the army’s assertion of widespread public support for overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and holding new elections was false. They voiced scepticism at the junta’s promise at a news conference on Tuesday that there would be a fair […]

Thousands protest against coup in Myanmar’s biggest city – Times of India

SINGAPORE: Thousands of people took to the streets of Yangon on Saturday to denounce this week’s coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in the first such demonstration since the generals seized power. “Military dictator, fail, fail; Democracy, win, win,” protesters chanted, calling for the military to free Nobel Peace […]