Five protesters killed in latest military crackdowns on Myanmar demos

Five demonstrators have been killed in the latest crackdown by Myanmar security forces on a protest movement against a February 1 military coup, a resident and local media reported on Sunday. Kyaw Swar, a resident and protester from Bago city, told dpa that a fellow demonstrator had been killed by a gunshot early Sunday and that several others had been injured. “Tension has increased,” he said. “People won’t stop the protesting and the military forces are trying to crack down.” Another protester died in Hpakant, west of Myintkyina city in Myanmar’s northernmost state of Kachin, local news outl…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly