Myanmar coup: social media captures singing of emblematic anthem of defiance in the street

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    In #Myanmar, the return of the #military means the return of “Kabar Ma Kyay Bu” sung to the tune of Kansas’ Dust In The Wind.

    Journalist Catherine Field tells #WorldThisWeek why that anthem of resistance resonates so profoundly in a nation that’s now seen its democratic transition suspended after only five years.

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