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Myanmar protests: All you need to know

February 11, 2021

Myanmar is seeing nationwide protests following a military coup. A broad coalition of doctors, teachers and blue-collar workers is demanding the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the restoration of democracy.

Myanmar anti-coup protest
Image: Tayfun Salci/Zuma/picture alliance

The demonstrators are demanding a return to democratic government and the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other high-ranking politicians of the de facto governing party, the National League for Democracy. 

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