Sagaing Region residents equipped with single-shot traditional rifles known as “tumi guns” – and in some cases more modern weaponry – are resisting security forces’ attempts to crush anti-coup protests.
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Sagaing Region residents equipped with single-shot traditional rifles known as “tumi guns” – and in some cases more modern weaponry – are resisting security forces’ attempts to crush anti-coup protests.
In the decades of military rule, millions of Myanmar citizens left the country in search of better opportunities abroad. Since reforms began many have returned in the hope of contributing to their country’s continued growth – but most still face challenges in their homeland.

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