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World condemns Myanmar crackdown as 18 peaceful protesters killed – Al Jazeera English

Security forces open fire, use tear gas and make mass arrests as they seek to disperse anti-coup demonstrators.

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World leaders have strongly condemned the bloodiest crackdown yet by Myanmars security forces against peaceful anti-coup demonstrators, in which at least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded in several cities across Myanmar, according to the United Nations human rights office.
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Sunday led the chorus of international condemnation against the actions of the military, which grabbed power on February 1 and declared a year-long emergency after alleging electoral fraud…

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