Tasked with fighting a full-fledged war in the heartland, it remains to be seen whether the military will splinter or double down on its atrocities.
The party embodies the people’s desire for a better future; Gen Z activists’ ingenuity and determination offer hope that the struggle to achieve this is in good hands.
If the nature of the conflict can be maintained as a national uprising, the military balance favors revolution by sheer force of numbers and willpower.
The current regime leader is going even further than his predecessors in trying to bury the country’s most popular party; he will be even less successful.
Junta forces said they wanted to question him about a school bombing, then told his wife to come and collect the body.
Meet two of the most prominent faces in the protests in Mandalay and Monywa.
Myanmar’s military regime is following a familiar playbook after seizing power and overturning democracy.
The 2021 coup ignores the trauma and human cost of previous military regimes.
The giant neighbor to the north has been meddling in Myanmar’s affairs for generations despite the official line.
Myanmar’s junta is attempting to round up the activists behind the nationwide strikes being carried out by civil servants and essential workers.
By ignoring the voices of the people of Myanmar, China will eventually undermine its own economic interests in the country.
The young protesters’ determination to defeat the regime is summed up in their motto: ‘They Die, or They Die!’
The coup has been a disaster, but new bonds being formed could present an opportunity for ethnic reconciliation.
The current popular uprising has the same goal as its failed predecessors—to end military rule. This time, however, conditions are different in several crucial ways.
Journalist Mon Mon Myat sees no evidence that the civil disobedience movement against Myanmar’s dictatorship is running out of steam.