Protest in Myanmar against Military Coup

Crackdown on Myanmar’s Anti-Coup Protests Leaves Almost 40 People Killed

BANGKOK (Sputnik) – At least 38 protesters were killed and around 80 others injured across Myanmar on Sunday as military forces cracked down on the unceasing anti-coup demonstrations, the global NGO Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, said.

The largest demonstrations were held in Yangon, Mandalay, Bago and Hpakan, according to an Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) statement on Facebook.

The death toll in Myanmar’s protests has grown to 126 since the start of unrest in early February. At least 2,156 protesters have been arrested and charged with various crimes during this time, and the AAPP stressies that this number does not include those detained and not charged.

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