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Myanmar junta holds parade on major holiday, announces prisoner amnesty

Myanmar Senior General Min Aung Hlaing

Yangon, MyanmarReuters Myanmar’s junta showed off its military strength with a parade in the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday, with its leader Min Aung Hlaing defending last year’s coup as necessary to protect the country from enemies, both domestic and foreign. Celebrating Myanmar’s Union Day, which marks independence from British colonial rule in 1947, the government […]