US Sanctions Myanmar Junta Figures as Chin Fighters Claim 6 Army Troop Kills — Radio Free Asia

US Sanctions Myanmar Junta Figures as Chin Fighters Claim 6 Army Troop KillsProtesters hold signs, in support of the town of Mindat in Chin state where a civilian defense force has clashed with the military, during a demonstration against the military coup in Mandalay, May 17, 2021.

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The United States imposed sanctions on Myanmar’s junta and 13 military regime figures on Monday, specifically citing the “violence and repression” against civilians in the western town of Mindat, where the army unleashed heavy artillery and helicopter gunships in a weekend fight against ethnic Chin militia fighters.

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