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Burma’s Military Unveils Massive Buddha Statue in Bid to Garner Support Amid Civil War

Amid the ongoing civil war in Burma (Myanmar) and what UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has described as the ethnic cleansing of its minority Muslim Rohingya population, the country’s military junta has erected an 81-foot marble statue of a seated Buddha weighing more than 5,000 tons and said to be capable of withstanding 120-mile winds as well (…)

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