Myanmar police use rubber bullets to break up protest

Youth protest against a statue of General Aung San, Myanmar's independence hero and the father of leader Aung San Suu Kyi located in Loikaw in Yangon, Myanmar, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Wang

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon on Tuesday to disperse a protest over a statue of independence hero General Aung San that is opposed by members of the Karenni ethnic minority, police and a protest leader said. Organizers said at least 3,000 people had gathered on the Union […]

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