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Mandalay monasteries raided

April 16, 2021

Junta forces raided the Ma-Soe-Yin Monastery and the Withudhayone Monastery, where monks have been holding nighttime candlelight vigils for those killed by the regime since the Feb. 1 coup.

During the raids, two people living in the monasteries were reportedly arrested.
Photo: CJ

#WhatsHappeningInMyanmar

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CRPH (for those wondering what the candle letters represent) is the Burmese government in exile that was pushed out by the recent coup

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“Gladly, let only skin, sinews, and bones remain! Let the flesh and blood waste away in my body! I will not stop trying until I have achieved what is possible by human strength, energy, and vigor.”

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That’s very inspiring, thanks for sharing Bhante :pray:

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