Myanmar anti-coup activists protest against junta with ‘silent strike’

Myanmar anti-coup activists protest against junta with ‘silent strike’
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(Reuters) – Protesters in Myanmar closed businesses and stayed off the streets on Friday in a “silent strike” against rule by the military and its ousting of the Southeast Asian country’s democratically elected government in a February coup. Photos published by Myanmar media showed deserted streets and markets in towns across the country, while protesters in the northern city of Shwebo wore black clothes and marched in silence. “We need to send a message to the world about Myanmar’s terrible human rights violations,” protest leader Khin Sandar told media. “Silence is the loudest shout. We want…

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