Woman shot protesting Myanmar military takeover dies

[ad_1] YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A young woman who was shot in the head by police during a protest last week against the military’s takeover of power in Myanmar died Friday morning, her brother said. Hers is the first confirmed death among the protesters who by the thousands have faced off with security forces after … Read more

Ethnic minorities join big crowds protesting Myanmar coup

[ad_1] YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Groups of Myanmar’s myriad ethnic minorities marched behind their regional flags in one of the large protests Thursday that displayed the broad opposition around the country to last week’s military takeover. The resistance to the coup received a major boost from abroad from President Joe Biden, who ordered new sanctions … Read more