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Myanmar set for silent strike after violence claims youngest victim

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Myanmar activists plan more anti-coup protests on Wednesday, including a silent strike with many businesses due to close and calls for people to stay home, a day after a seven-year-old girl was killed in her home when security forces opened fire during a crackdown in Mandalay. Pro-democracy protesters also held more candle-lit vigils overnight including in a district of the commercial
2 years ago·Yangon, Myanmar

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Myanmar set for silent strike after violence claims youngest victim

Pro-democracy protesters also held more candle-lit vigils overnight including in a district of the commercial capital Yangon and in Thahton in Mon State. The vigils came after staff at a funeral service in Mandalay told Reuters on Tuesday that a seven-year-old girl had died of bullet wounds in the city - the youngest victim so far in a bloody crackdown of opposition to the Feb. 1 coup. Soldiers shot at her father but hit the girl who was sitt…

2 years ago·Los Angeles, United States
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ReutersReuters

Myanmar set for silent strike after violence claims youngest victim

- Myanmar activists plan more anti-coup protests on Wednesday, including a silent strike with many businesses due to close and calls for people to stay home, a day after a seven-year-old girl was killed in her home when security forces opened fire during a crackdown in Mandalay. Pro-democracy protesters also held more candle-lit vigils overnight including in a district of the commercial

2 years ago·United Kingdom
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Myanmar protesters hold 'silence strike,' funeral held for child killed by security forces

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2 years ago·Canada
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Myanmar protesters join 'silent strike' after soldiers kill 7-year-old girl in her father's arms

Myanmar's security forces shot dead a 7-year-old girl in the city of Mandalay on Tuesday, the youngest victim yet in the military's bloody crackdown on civilian opposition to the February 1 coup.

2 years ago·Toronto, Canada
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