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Myanmar junta targets paralysing strikes, as arrests near 500

Myanmar protests 17 Feb 2021

Reuters Myanmar’s military junta has issued arrest warrants against six celebrities for encouraging strikes that have paralysed many government offices in protests against this month’s coup, with total arrests since then now nearing 500. Thousands of chanting protesters gathered on Thursday at a busy intersection near the main university in Yangon, the country’s largest city, […]