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15 Mar 2021

Myanmar doctors call for UN intervention after protesters killed

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

This report contains disturbing images right from the start.

Protests are continuing in Myanmar after the authorities imposed martial law in large parts of Yangon and Mandalay.

It follows the deadliest day in six weeks of protests on Sunday, as the UN said at least 138 peaceful protesters had been killed since last month’s coup.

The medical profession has been at the forefront of the Civil Disobedience Movement and leading doctors have spoken to this programme to appeal for UN intervention.