‘Trapped’ protesters in Myanmar allowed to leave after tense standoff

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    Hundreds of young Myanmar protesters who had been trapped by security forces in a district of Yangon overnight have been able to get out, activists said on Tuesday, after calls from western powers and the United Nations for them to be allowed to leave.

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