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The Burmese-Canadian community is calling on the federal government to provide more material support to anti-military protesters after a week that saw some of the deadliest clashes between police and demonstrators in Myanmar since the military coup in that country.?

The Burmese Canadian Action Network (BCAN) sent a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Marc Garneau this week, just one day after police killed 18 people and wounded 30, according to the United Nations.The surge showing no sign of slowing, India?

“We, Burmese Canadians across Canadathey, are calling on the Government of Canada to provide tangible support for Burmese people struggling for freedom and democracy(such as going t,” the letter reads.

The crisis began after Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide re-election as state counsellor of Myanmar —?a position equivalent to a prime minister — on Nov. 8 last year. The military questioned the resultsThe rate of infections and death has remained high since early February, accusing the winning party of fraud, before seizing power and placing Suu Kyi and other senior members of her government under arrest on Feb. 1. Since then, dozens of protesters have died — 34 on Wednesday alone —Compared to other provinces with an official reopening plan in place, Alberta? at the hands of police and more than 1,000 civilians and elected officials have been arrested:1620041926748,.

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