Hundreds attended a candlelit vigil in Auckland for Myanmar on Sunday, as the death toll passed 80 and civilian leaders seek avenues for self-defence against armed forces, RNZ reports. A local peace group says New Zealand’s leaders must condemn the military coup and latest bloody attacks in Myanmar which have left at least 12 more people dead. The rally in Aotea Square drew more than 400 people and was held as the toll from protests against the 1 February military coup passed 80 deaths, according to an advocacy group quoted by Reuters.
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