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Dangerous news from our Dominican Family in Myanmar

Dangerous news from our Dominican Family in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma).  The military is now back in charge and has declared a year-long state of emergency.

It seized control on 1 February following a general election which the presidential candidate, Ms Suu Kyi's NLD party won by a landslide.

Though you may not know much about the country, we have Dominican Family there. Hundreds have been killed and thousands arrested during 2021. Here is a video composed by our Dominicans sharing a brief overview of the situation:

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A brief BBC article might help you with the historical background of the situation: Myanmar coup: What is happening and why? - BBC News