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Freelance journalist Yuki Kitazumi Kitazumi runs a media production company, Yangon Media Professionals. He was arrested previously in February while covering protests against the 1 February coup but was released soon afterwards.

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar observed a “silent strike” on Friday in the country's largest city Yangon. As of Thursday, more than 700 people have been killed by the junta and more than 3,000 either detained or sentenced to prison since February

WATCH: Anti-coup protesters in Yangon, Myanmar splash red paint over the city’s streets to symbolize the bloodshed caused by the military takeover of the government in February.

Thursday marks two months since the Myanmar military overthrew the elected government. To commemorate the more than 530 people who have been killed by security forces since February 1, protesters gathered in Yangon to hold a candlelight vigil.

Anti-coup protesters in Yangon have been seen building new barricades to protect themselves from security forces that regularly remove them in the course of ongoing turmoil prompted by the military coup on February 1.

Myanmar’s junta imposed martial law in two densely populated Yangon townships after at least 18 protesters were killed in one of the deadliest days since the February 1 coup.

The Associated Press has demanded that the Myanmar junta release its journalist Thein Zaw who was detained and charged "for simply doing his job" while covering the military's repression of anti-coup demonstrations in Yangon on February 27.

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The World Food Programme#WFP ) said food prices were rising with palm oil 20% higher in some places around the main city of #Yangon  since the beginning of February and rice prices up 4% in the Yangon and #Mandalay  areas since the end of February #Myanmar 

#UPDATE  Myanmar's junta imposed martial law in two densely populated Yangon townships after at least 18 protesters were killed in one of the deadliest days since the February 1 coup

'Over 70 people have been killed but I need to be part of this fight' Ak begins his journey into Yangon, Myanmar to help the fight against February's military coup, a choice that could lead to his death. Read more here:

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GAYS FOR DEMOCRACY. LOOK: Members of the LGBTQ+ community hold the rainbow flag as they join a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on February 8, 2021. Photo by Reuters/Stringer

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'Over 70 people have been killed but I need to be part of this fight' Ak begins his journey into Yangon, Myanmar to help the fight against February's military coup, a choice that could lead to his death. Read more here:

Pro-military protesters gesture as they take part in a rally in Yangon on February 25, 2021 - @AFP 

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Pro-military supporters using sling shots to fire projectiles at residents during a rally in Yangon on February 25, 2021 -- @AFP 

WE WILL NEVER KNEEL DOWN UNDER MILITARY BOOTS. 💪 LOOK: Demonstrators flash the three-finger salute while standing behind a banner during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on February 17, 2021. Photo by Reuters/Stringer

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END THE DICTATORSHIP IN MYANMAR. 💪 LOOK: Tens of thousands of demonstrators protest against the military coup, rejecting the army's assertion that the public supported its overthrow of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar, on February 17. Photos by Reuters

POWER TO THE PEOPLE. 🙌 LOOK: Hundreds of demonstrators gathered to protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday, February 17. Photo by Reuters

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LOOK: Shirtless men holding placards protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar on February 10, 2021. Photos by Myint Myat Htet/Reuters

LOOK: Demonstrators protest against the military coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in Yangon, Myanmar on February 6. Photos by Reuters stringer For more updates, check .

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