Security forces open fire on Myanmar protesters

YANGON (AFP) – Security forces opened fire yesterday on anti-coup protesters in Myanmar’s eastern Karen state, as demonstrators took to the streets in nationwide dawn rallies to demand a return to democracy.

The military junta has unleashed a deadly wave of violence as it struggles to quell nationwide protests against the February 1 ouster and arrest of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin