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Powerful image captures nun begging Myanmar police to ‘shoot me instead’ before they fire into crowd of protesters

A nun went down on her knees in front of policemen in a northern Myanmar town and pleaded with them to stop shooting protesters agitating against last month’s coup.

Kneeling before them in the dust of a northern Myanmar city, Sister Ann Rose Nu Tawng begged a group of heavily armed police officers to spare “the children” and take her life instead.

  • SBS News

The image of the Catholic nun in a simple white habit, her hands …

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