‘We can’t accept it’: Myanmar’s public sector workers strike for democracy

‘We can’t accept it’: Myanmar’s public sector workers strike for democracy

The Guardian

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Pockets of protesters across the country disperse from rallies to government buildings and housing

As a government worker adjusts her conical hat, protesters move forward with their umbrellas to shield her from the sun. Many of her colleagues on strike against the Myanmar military coup have gone into hiding, but she is sat outside a police barricade.

“I have two children,” says the 34-year-old. “This is for their future, because if the regime stays in power, there will be no hope.”

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