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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar coup sparks unprecedented unity of ethnic groups

Majority Burmans regret Rohingya crisis while minorities call for solidarity

A man from the Kachin ethnic minority addresses an anti-coup rally in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, on Feb. 24.

BANGKOK -- Myanmar's ethnic groups are joining the protests against the military coup, demanding the junta return power to the elected government.

The military seized power on Feb. 1, when the second term of the government led by Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy was supposed to begin.

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