In Myanmar, students and teachers boycott first day of school

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    #Schools in #Myanmar open on Tuesday for the first time since the military seized power, but teachers and students are set to defy the #junta’s calls for full classrooms in a show of #resistance. FRANCE 24’s Cyril Payen tells us more.

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