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Myanmar army ‘surprised’ at opposition to coup – Sydney Morning Herald

The revelation comes as the death toll from a military crackdown climbs to at least 50 and protesters say “there is no meaning to staying alive under the junta”….

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Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne on Thursday said they are gravely concerned about the rising death toll, including the indefensible deaths of minors.
Australia condemns the recent deadly violence across Myanmar, she said in a statement.
We extend our condolences to the bereaved families. The use of lethal force or violence against civilians exercising their right to assembly is unacceptable. Australia continues to strongly urge the Myanmar security forces to exercise restraint and…

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