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Today, we are one of over 200 signatories demanding a ban on weapon sales on Myanmar. These weapons are being used by the military on peaceful protesters. #NotOneBulletMore  should be sold to Myanmar. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar 

200 global groups press the UN Security Council finally to impose an arms embargo on the Myanmar junta. Time for the Chinese government to stop blocking this essential step toward stopping the junta's killing of protesters.

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Amnesty International and more than 200 other NGOs call for a global arms embargo on Myanmar due to its military's violent crackdown on protesters

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The US government is pressing ASEAN to hold the Myanmar junta to the promises it made at the recent summit, particularly to end the violence against protesters. Eight more were killed on Sunday.

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The Myanmar junta has charged Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi with distributing "fake news," meaning accurate news about the junta's killing and detention of protesters that it wants to keep hidden. He could face three years in prison.

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If Myanmar protesters succeed in reversing the coup, a better Myanmar could emerge if protesters remain committed to: 1. Genuine democracy. 2. Ethnic inclusiveness. 3. Ending religious taboos that impeded women and girls. 4. Acceptance of the Rohingya.

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Including 5 killed Sunday, the Myanmar junta's security forces have now killed 765 protesters & bystanders, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners. Yet all that killing hasn't made the Myanmar people any more accepting of the coup.

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A shadow government of ousted Myanmar lawmakers said Wednesday it has set up a "people's defence force" to protect civilians, as the police and military deploy deadly arms against anti-coup protesters

Protesters in Myanmar have adopted guerilla tactics that resemble flash mobs in response to the junta's bloody crackdown against anti-coup demonstrations in the country. #Myanmar  #myanmarmilitarycoup  #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar 

It's been 3 months since Myanmar's military coup, and some protesters are still taking to the streets despite a violent crackdown. We spoke to one protester 2 weeks into the coup to hear his thoughts #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar 

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At least two people killed in Mandalay, Myanmar as police use live ammunition to disperse protesters

Unspeakable: "Myanmar security forces mowed down more than 60 people with rifle grenades and machine guns as they cleared barricades built by anti-junta protesters in the central Myanmar city of Bago on Friday, leaving piles of bodies..., witnesses said."

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“Stop kidnapping at night" is the latest message from Myanmar anti-coup protesters. “Our nights aren’t safe anymore” and “Myanmar military is kidnapping people at night” have circulated widely on social media.

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A dangerous, contemptible escalation as Myanmar police open fire on protesters in Mandalay, killing two and wounding 40+. The police were trying to force workers back to their jobs. Hundreds of thousands of people have stopped working to protest the coup.

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The Myanmar junta is making a big mistaking thinking it can crush pro-democracy protesters in the shadows the way it did in 1988. Back then, people didn't have smart phones and social media to beam the military's outrages to the entire word.

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Yesterday the United Nations Security Council called on the Myanmar military to “exercise utmost restraint.” Today it responded by killing at least 7 people as "security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters." Will China still block any consequences?

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Breaking News: The police in Myanmar opened fire on protesters in the city of Mandalay, killing at least two people, witnesses said.

Scenes today from Mandalay where Myanmar police used lethal force against protesters, killing 2 and wounding 40+. Is force the best that the generals in the military junta can come up with to defend their coup?

As Myanmar security forces fire unabashedly at largely peaceful protesters, "around 30 people have been killed since the Feb. 1 coup and more than 1,200 arrested," according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.

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Myanmar's military is "notorious for its brutality after having crushed democracy movements in 1988 and 2007 by shooting peaceful protesters." Now the military is doing it again. This time, will the world exert enough pressure to stop it? I hope so.

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