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Burmese Anti-Coup Protests Continue Two Weeks After Military Takeover

HeadlineFeb 18, 2021

In Burma, protesters have taken to the streets for a 13th straight day to oppose the February 1 military coup. On Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of people marched in Rangoon in the largest anti-coup rally to date. Some protesters rallied outside the Chinese Embassy to criticize Beijing’s support for the military junta. Nearly 500 people have been charged and detained in Burma over the past two weeks.

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