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Myanmar: 20-year-old anti-coup woman protester succumbs to bullet wounds

A 20-year-old woman became the first anti-coup protester to die after she was shot in the head last week. Mya Thwe Thwe Khaing was injured two days before her 20th birthday when police tried to disperse protesters. An image of the protester being cradled after she was shot was widely shared, and her death has […]

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Myanmar police fire shots against military coup protesters

Myanmar police fired rubber bullets at demonstrators in the capital Nay Pyi Taw, as thousands defied a ban on protests.¬†Water cannon and tear gas were also used against protesters. One woman is in hospital in a critical condition with a head wound. Protesters are fighting against a military coup that removed the elected government last […]