As of March 30, more than 500 people have been killed in the Myanmar military's brutal crackdown on protests against its coup to oust civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi even as the world leaders have ramped up their condemnation.
Daily rallies across Myanmar by unarmed protesters have been met with tear gas, rubber bullets and live rounds.
The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said it had confirmed a total of 510 civilian deaths but warned the true toll was probably significantly higher.
Washington suspended a trade pact with Myanmar and UN chief Antonio Guterres called for a united global front to put pressure on the junta after more than 100 protesters were killed in a bloody weekend of violence.
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