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The ethnic Chinese caught in Myanmar’s political turmoil

As an ethnic Chinese citizen of Myanmar, Aye Myint is worried.The 28-year-old web designer said that since the country’s military coup on February 1, many of her Myanmese friends had bombarded her with questions about China’s position on the overthrow of the elected government.“Two most frequent words I hear are ‘army’ and ‘China’. Many friends know my parents are from China and ask me if Beijing is supporting the military. But I don’t know any more than they do even though I speak Chinese,”…


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