Once confined to the ethnic states, minefields now litter central Myanmar as junta forces booby-trap raided villages and outgunned resistance forces use them in ambushes.
Electricity and water outages menace households and entrepreneurs as country slides further into chaos under military rule.
Many of the 170-plus victims, including children eating rice before school, simply vanished due to the sheer explosive force of the junta’s bombs and machine gun fire.
Villages across Upper Myanmar, normally busy preparing for novitiation and other ceremonies at this time of year, have fallen silent since the coup.
With the support of well-wishers, weavers in Sagaing who lost everything in regime arson attacks hope to rise from the ashes.
Due to repeated raids and arson attacks by junta troops, villagers in central Myanmar are unable to build new houses and are forced to live in low-cost palm huts.
With thousands of their children killed or imprisoned, the country’s mothers are paying a high price for the military’s coup.
Sickened by the regime’s deadly crackdown, Ko Ye Naing quit the police and found a new life as an eco-printer teaching his skills to fellow CDM-ers.
PDF members in the resistance stronghold of Sagaing Region have selflessly given their lives to save and protect their comrades.
After leading national strikes against the coup last year, health workers around the country are now battling to protect the revolution.