Myanmar protesters venture out despite police violence

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    About a thousand #demonstrators against last month’s #military seizure of power in #Myanmar emerged cautiously Tuesday onto the streets of the country’s second-biggest city, those in the vanguard carrying homemade shields bearing images of the three-fingered salute, the movement’s symbol of defiance. FRANCE 24’s Chief Foreign Editor Rob Parsons tells us more.

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