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Burmese Protests Continue as Fears Mount of Military Crackdown

HeadlineFeb 15, 2021

In Burma, armored vehicles have been unleashed on the streets of major cities as mass protests opposing the military coup continued for the 10th consecutive day Monday. In the northern state of Kachin, security forces fired at a crowd of protesters that had gathered outside a power plant Sunday. They also used water cannons to disperse the crowd. Five journalists were arrested while covering the clash. On Sunday, security forces raided the homes of several prominent critics of Burma’s military coup.

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