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Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Myanmar: The Karen separatists helping young city kids take up arms against military” – below is their description.
Since the military junta seized power in Myanmar in February’s coup, violent resistance against the regime has been intensifying. Young people across the country have begun taking up arms to join the fight against their own army.
Some of them have been getting military training from the separatist Karen National Defence Organisation, which operates near the Thai border.
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In This Story: Coup
A coup d’état or just coup is the removal and seizure of a government and its powers. Typically, it is an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power by a political faction, the military, or a dictator.