Monday, September 27, 2021

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Myanmar junta releases thousands of jailed anti-coup protesters

Almost 6,500 have been arrested in a crackdown by the State Administration Council, according to a local monitoring group.

Myanmar military shoots at protesting medical workers

One person died while several doctors and nurses were said to have been arrested.

Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

Armed rebel groups are threatening the junta with retaliation if the bloodshed does not stop.

Global condemnation after bloodiest day since Myanmar coup

Local monitoring group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners says at least 90 people have been killed although local media put the death toll at 114.

Myanmar frees 600 protesters detained at anti-coup rallies

Local media showed images of the prisoners on the buses flashing the three-fingered salute – a sign of resistance for the anti-coup movement – as people waiting outside the prison waved at them and returned the gesture.

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