Nine more protesters in Myanmar killed, Britain and U.S. impose sanctions on military busineses

(Reuters) -The United States and Britain turned up the international pressure on Myanmar’s ruling junta on Thursday by blacklisting military-controlled businesses, but troops reportedly shot dead nine more protesters in the generals’ campaign to crush dissent. Thousands of people held protests against last month’s coup in the commercial capital Yangon and other cities and towns on Thursday, according to witnesses and social media posts. “Are we united? Yes we are,” protesters shouted in Monywa. “The revolution must prevail.” Myanmar has been rocked by almost daily protests since the army overt…

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