UN envoy urges Myanmar be put ‘on notice’ amid fresh bloodshed

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    Another protester has been killed in Myanmar, as a United Nations envoy urged a divided Security Council to take swift action against the military’s brutal crackdown.

    Christine Schraner Burgener said she receives thousands of messages every day from people in Myanmar pleading for help.

    Al Jazeera’s Diplomatic Editor James Bays reports from the United Nations.

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    In This Story: Myanmar

    Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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