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The flag of Myanmar was hoisted high Sunday in Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward, where thousands marched through the streets to protest the military coup that took place in the Southeast Asian country earlier this month.

Around 5,000 people — mostly Myanmar nationals — gathered with flags raised and signs in hand to protest the putsch in their home country and the subsequent detainment by the military of major political leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint.

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