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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Myanmar marks 100 days since military coup with pop-up protests across major cities” – below is their description.
Demonstrations erupted across major cities in Myanmar on May 11, 2021, to mark 100 days since the February 1 military coup. The ousting of the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi ended a decade of economic reforms and tentative steps toward democracy. A civil disobedience movement has emerged since then to protest against military rule. Clashes between security forces and protesters have killed more than 750 people.
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