Two dead as Myanmar police open fire on protesters in deadliest day since coup

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:

  • The military regime has so far weathered a chorus of international condemnation, with the US, Britain and Canada all announcing sanctions targeting the country's top generals.



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