April 18, 2021

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Myanmar coup: The monks divided over the deadly protests

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Thousands of people have been arrested, and hundreds killed, during protests in Myanmar.

Buddhist monks have a lot of influence in the country and some have joined the protests, while others support the military.

The BBC spoke to two monks on opposing sides, U Par Mauk Kha and U Sandar Thiri, and heard their thoughts on the violence, and how Myanmar can find peace.


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