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  • tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Myanmar on Monday in defiance of a warning from the military.

  • Demonstrations were staged in towns and cities across the country despite the hunter saying any confrontation could cost more lives.

  • Businesses across the country will also shut as workers down their tools in a general strike called to oppose the military coup.

  • It's been three weeks since the army seized power and detained elected leader Aung San Suu Ki.

  • Since then there have been near daily protests and a civil disobedience movement has been gaining strength as well as local stores.

  • International chains announced closures on Monday, including KFC and food Panda protester Chaw Chaw said he did not care about losing his salary way.

  • Don't want to stay under the control of a military dictatorship, so we came here to join the protest.

  • Regardless of the salaries we make, nothing will happen to me if my salary is cut, but if we stay under the control of a military dictatorship, we will become their slaves.

  • On Sunday, hundreds of people attended the funeral off mayor throughout the week, Wang in the capital, she has become a symbol of resistance after being shot in the head while protesting earlier this month to more protesters were killed on Saturday when police opened fire and what was the bloodiest day since the movement began Mondays.

  • Protesters carried signs vowing to not allow their deaths to be in vain.

  • One banner read.

  • Value their sacrifices.

  • They gave lives for our country's democracy.

tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Myanmar on Monday in defiance of a warning from the military.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/22
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