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A demonstrator in Washington, D.C., protesting the recent military takeover of Myanmar's government holds a sign featuring the face of the Min Aung Hlaing, the coup leader. There have been gatherings to protest the coup in front of the Myanmar military attaché's office in Northwest D.C. nearly every day since it happened on Feb. 1. Ashley Westerman/NPR hide caption

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Myanmar Immigrants In U.S. Worry For Families Back Home As Post-Coup Tensions Rise

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Protests continued on Monday in cities across Myanmar, including this one in Yangon, as people took to the streets to demand the release of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and return to democratic rule following a military coup. Stringer/Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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