Myanmar’s bloody Sunday sees highest death toll so far at hands of security forces

Riot police in downtown Yangon on February 28/The Irrawaddy This article was originally published in The Irrawaddy, an independent news website in Myanmar, and is edited and republished on Global Voices as part of a content-sharing agreement. “#How_Many_Dead_Bodies_UN_Need_To_Take_Action?” is the hashtag Nyi Nyi Aung Htet Naing posted on his Facebook account on Saturday night, February 27. His call on the popular social media site, for UN intervention to stop Myanmar’s military dictatorship, turned out to be his last post. On Sunday morning, the 23-year-old network engineer reinforced the call…

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