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Myanmar protesters wear flowers to mark Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday

By AFP and published by Channel NewsAsia Yangon – Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar donned flowers in their hair today (June 19) to mark the birthday of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains under house arrest and is due to face court again next week. Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government was overthrown

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Myanmar anti-coup protests grow as army broadens Internet crackdown

By Wire Agencies and published by Channel NewsAsia (Yangon)- Myanmar saw its largest anti-coup protests yet on Saturday (Feb. 6) with young demonstrators spilling on to the streets to denounce the country’s new military regime, despite a nationwide Internet blackout aimed at stifling a growing chorus of popular dissent. Around 3,000 demonstrators gathered on a

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