Myanmar authorities targeting medics among anti-coup protests

April 01, 2021

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Security authorities are shown in the distance holding riot shield with several articles of clothing hanging on lines across the road.

Anti-coup protesters stand behind a line of clothing hanging across a road to deter security personnel from entering the protest area in Yangon, Myanmar, March 9, 2021.



Myanmar’s military regime has killed more than 500 unarmed civilians since seizing power in a coup eight weeks ago. But the troops aren't just killing protesters. They’re also shooting at medics, nurses and EMTs who try to save the lives of injured protesters. And, across Africa, new daily cases of the coronavirus are rising at an alarming rate. Also, Apple announced that its iPhone digital assistant, Siri, would not by default be a woman's voice.

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