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Myanmar’s Christian Refugees Hold Anti-Coup Protest in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — About 300 refugees from a Christian minority community from Myanmar held a demonstration in India’s capital on Wednesday (March 3) against last month’s military takeover in their country and demanded the immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi and other Myanmar leaders.

Chin refugees from Myanmar shout slogans during a protest against military coup in Myanmar, in New Delhi, India, on March 3, 2021. (Altaf Qadri/Associated Press)

They chanted “Restore democracy in Burma” and “Shame on you dictator” and carried placards as they burned a coffin with photographs of Myanmar’s coup leaders and Chinese President Xi Jinping, accusing him of supporting the military rulers. They also stomped their feet on the Chinese national flag.

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