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Demonstrators take to streets to protest against military junta in Myanmar


Yangon, Myanmar, Mar 7 (EFE), (Camera: Stringer).- A politician arrested by the military junta died in police custody in Myanmar amid fresh anti-coup protests on Sunday.Khin Maung Latt, a member of the National League for Democracy party of the country's deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was the party chairman in a Yangon township, the most populated city, local media Irrawaddy reported.He was arrested late Saturday.At least 54 protesters were killed and hundreds injured in the daily protests across the country against the Feb.1 coup.Despite the military repression, the Myanmar people again protested in several cities including the capital, Naypyitaw, and Mandalay, the country's second-largest city.They demanded the release of their leaders, including Suu Kyi, and the restoration of democracy in the country.FOOTAGE OF THE PROTESTS ON SATURDAY IN MANDALAY.

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