The New Paper

February 8, 2021

Protesters gather in Myanmar

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Myanmar yesterday in opposition to the ongoing military coup, marking the largest demonstration in the Southeast Asian nation since the 2007 “Saffron Revolution” (which ultimately helped lead to democratic reforms). Military authorities temporarily cut off internet access on Saturday amid the ongoing protests, but restored access yesterday. 

Extra: Here’s a summary explaining the ongoing coup.
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