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Mass rallies continue in opposition to Myanmar coup

By AFP
14 February 2021   |   3:26 pm
The Myanmar military junta has so far refrained from using deadly force to quell nationwide demonstrations, but with pressure building riot police fired water cannon on Monday in an attempt to disperse thousands on the streets of the capital Naypyidaw.

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