A fire burns at a Chinese-owned factory in Hlaingthaya township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA A fire burns at a Chinese-owned factory in Hlaingthaya township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
A fire burns at a Chinese-owned factory in Hlaingthaya township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
Myanmar

Why are Myanmar’s anti-coup protesters angry at China?

  • Chinese-run factories were attacked on Sunday, amid an ongoing crackdown on anti-coup protesters
  • Many protesters believe China supports the military and that security forces and other agitators carried out the destruction to incite more trouble

Topic |   Myanmar
A fire burns at a Chinese-owned factory in Hlaingthaya township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA A fire burns at a Chinese-owned factory in Hlaingthaya township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
A fire burns at a Chinese-owned factory in Hlaingthaya township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
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