‘Garbage strike’ and candle-lit vigils as Myanmar death toll passes 500

‘Garbage strike’ and candle-lit vigils as Myanmar death toll passes 500

The Guardian

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Calls for ethnic minority forces to help those standing up to the ‘unfair oppression’ of the military as casualties mount

Myanmar protesters have held overnight candle-lit vigils and launched a civil disobedience campaign of hurling garbage on to streets after an advocacy group said security forces had killed more than 500 people since the 1 February coup.

Out of 14 civilians killed in Myanmar on Monday, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said at least eight were in the South Dagon district of Yangon.

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