Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

Myanmar protesters

Protesters hold up signs demanding the release of detained Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a demonstration against the military coup outside the French Embassy in Yangon on February 19, 2021.

Photo credit: Sai Aung Main | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Authorities have gradually ratcheted up their use of force against a massive and largely peaceful civil disobedience campaign demanding the return of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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