A protester holds up a defaced portrait of junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing at a rally against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Thursday. Photo: EPA A protester holds up a defaced portrait of junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing at a rally against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Thursday. Photo: EPA
A protester holds up a defaced portrait of junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing at a rally against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Thursday. Photo: EPA
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Myanmar coup: junta leader calls for end to protests in first official address as sanctions loom

  • Protests spilled into a sixth straight day on Thursday, including a civil disobedience effort urging civil servants to boycott work
  • Joe Biden on Wednesday approved an executive order for new US sanctions over the coup, and repeated demands for the generals to give up power

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A protester holds up a defaced portrait of junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing at a rally against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Thursday. Photo: EPA A protester holds up a defaced portrait of junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing at a rally against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Thursday. Photo: EPA
A protester holds up a defaced portrait of junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing at a rally against the military coup in Naypyidaw on Thursday. Photo: EPA
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