9 Feb 2021

Myanmar police fire rubber bullets in crackdown on anti-coup protesters

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

In Myanmar, the police have started to crack down on demonstrators who oppose the recent military coup. Social media reports claim that demonstrators have been shot with live rounds. The police have also used rubber bullets and water cannons.

Security forces have raided the party headquarters of Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader ousted by the military, whom the protestors want restored to power.