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Yangon residents say that everyday crimes such as robberies and snatchings have drastically increased since the coup, with victims unwilling to report incidents to police due to a lack of trust in military-linked institutions.

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Many of those arrested for their involvement in the widespread resistance against last year’s coup have been tortured during interrogation, and more than 100 people have been killed in custody.
Doctors say a much-feared COVID-19 fourth wave might not be as bad as expected, but the weakened currency caused by the country’s political turmoil means that healthcare is out of reach for much of the population.

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