Myanmar junta warns of lethal force as protesters gather for ‘five twos revolution’

Myanmar junta warns of lethal force as protesters gather for ‘five twos revolution’

The Guardian

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Protesters compare Monday’s date – 22.2.2021 – to 8 August 1988, when the military cracked down on pro-democracy rallies

Myanmar’s military junta has implied it will again use deadly violence against protesters, after anti-coup activists called for more mass protests and strike action.

In a broadcast on state-run MRTV on Sunday night, the army warned about demonstrations planned for Monday, accusing protesters of inciting “riot and anarchy”.

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