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Myanmar 'traitors' hounded in online anti-coup campaign

Bangkok

AS MYANMAR descends into chaos, smartphone warriors in the anti-coup movement are seeking revenge online against the junta, hounding people with family ties to the military as a form of "social punishment".

The country has been in turmoil since the military ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in February and the death toll from the violence has risen past 500 as the junta struggles to quash dissent.

Anger and grief over the crackdown are being channelled into an online campaign, with close...

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