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Myanmar Crisis

Myanmar sees biggest protests since 2007 uprising

Tens of thousands on the streets of Yangon despite social media shutdown

Protesters have turned out in strength over the weekend in Yangon, Myanmar's former capital. There have also been anti-junta gatherings in Naypyitaw, the capital, Mandalay, the second largest city, and Mawlamine, a port in the country's southwest. (Photo by Yuichi Nitta)

YANGON/BANGKOK -- Tens of thousands of defiant protesters marched in the streets of Yangon for a second day almost a week after the military arrested the country's elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

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