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Fearing retribution after reporting that the Myanmar junta killed three civilians and wounded 19 others, journalists inside the country are going into hiding. The ruling military threatened to sue the news agencies for the reports that detail the killings as being near a Buddhist pagoda in Mon state last week. According to Radio Free Asia, BBC Burmese and The Irrawaddy online news journal, the military allegedly fired random shots into a crowd at the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, which is one of the most famous Buddhist sites in the country. The regime subsequently blamed the attack on the anti-junta People’s Defence Force which […]

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