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Myanmar military fires UN envoy who spoke against its coup

The ambassador, Kyaw Moe Tun, ended his speech with a three-finger salute, a gesture from the “Hunger Games” films that has become a symbol of pro-democratic defiance for protesters in Myanmar and, before that, in neighbouring Thailand. State television announced his firing, saying he had “betrayed the country and spoken for an unofficial organisation which… Read More »