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  • Myanmar is being described as a battlefield.

  • In the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against the military coup, the police brutally cracked down on protesters across the country.

  • Witnesses say they're using all means possible stun grenades, tear gas and bullets.

  • Protesters were killed when the police opened fire in the country's largest city, Yangon.

  • One doctor said a man had died after being brought to hospital with a bullet wound in the chest.

  • Police also opened fire in the southern town of Dewi, killing three and wounding several.

  • But the deadly force isn't stopping the masses from pouring onto the streets.

  • No, we are facing so many crackdowns across the country, but yet people came out to protest again without fear.

  • We have so much courage from C R.

  • P H and R.

  • U N ambassador in the U.

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  • Even the Rangers are joining the movement and I'll be all the time.

  • The country has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung Sang Suu Kyi and much of her party leadership on February 1st.

  • The military are alleging fraud in the November election.

  • Her party won in a landslide, okay, The coup has brought to a halt tentative steps towards democracy after nearly 50 years of military rule.

  • Police and the spokesman for the ruling military council did not respond to phone calls seeking comment.

  • As hundreds are detained across the country, the crackdown appears to show a determination by the military to impose its authority in the face of widespread defiance.

  • The next hearing in Suk's case is on Monday.

Myanmar is being described as a battlefield.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/28
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