When the Myanmar military reopened the nation’s schools in November, millions of students found themselves forced to choose between maintaining the boycott of state services and losing even more of their education.
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When the Myanmar military reopened the nation’s schools in November, millions of students found themselves forced to choose between maintaining the boycott of state services and losing even more of their education.
Police are allowing criminals to avoid prison by substituting others in their place, in a practice that observers say is undermining the integrity of the justice system and efforts to combat organised crime.

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