Buddhist monks in Myanmar divided over military coup

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Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar have been mobilising on the streets daily for three months since the military seized power on February 1, 2021. Joining the ranks are several largely young monks who have defied religious edicts against political activity to condemn the generals. But Myanmar’s Buddhists are split on the coup, with some prominent hardline religious leaders defending the junta who have used lethal violence on hundreds of protesters.

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