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A crackdown on anti-junta protests in Myanmar showed no signs of letting up, a day after after Southeast Asian foreign ministers issued a tepid call to end to the violence.
At least six journalists were arrested Saturday while covering protests against a military coup. They are charged with violating a public order law and could be sentenced up to three years in prison.
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The detained former leader appeared for a hearing Monday, a month after being ousted in a coup, as her supporters staged protests, despite a deadly crackdown by police.
Authorities charged 47 people with violating a Chinese law aimed at suppressing dissent. The pro-democracy activists, arrested in early January, face life in prison.
Myanmar's military junta has increased its use of violence against peaceful protesters. At least 18 were killed Sunday, the deadliest day yet since the military took power earlier this month.
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Ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun won praise for his speech denouncing the military coup in Myanmar. Hours later, state TV announced he'd been fired as protests continued for a third straight week.
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