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Myanmar has been gripped by mass protests demanding an end to military rule, and at least 55 protesters – many of them young activists – have been killed. BBC Burmese’s Nyein Chan Aye has been reporting from the frontlines in Yangon – and this is what he saw.

It’s been more than a month since the military coup in Myanmar. People have endured internet blackouts, night-time raids, unlawful arrests, being chased down or beaten up in the streets, being shot at point-blank range, or being targeted by head or chest shots from long range.

Several dozen protesters have been killed in