For students boycotting regime-run schools, online schools are one of the few options where they can continue their education.
Also this week, striking teachers continued to reject the regime, and the coup maker hailed as hallowed ground the site where the pro-military 2008 charter was drafted.
The regime continues to target medical workers who have joined the Civil Disobedience Movement.
The National Unity Government has set up community schools and online classes staffed and attended by teachers and students boycotting the junta’s education system.
Also this week, the regime praised China as a model neighbor and warned the Arakan Army its patience has limits as the junta’s relations with the group continued to sour.
An army major who quit to join the Civil Disobedience Movement urges his former comrades to defect: ‘No military can protect you against the hatred of the people.’
With Australia offering military defectors sanctuary, many more soldiers will leave the armed forces if their safety and futures can be guaranteed.
Hundreds of houses and shops in Myitnge in Mandalay Region have been bulldozed or sealed off by regime forces.
Thousands of police are on strike and a lack of new recruits means many police departments are understaffed.
The regime has targeted properties mainly owned by elected NLD lawmakers, celebrities, journalists, striking civil servants and others active in the anti-regime movement.
With medical staff either suffering from COVID-19 or on strike in protest at the coup, Yangon General Hospital is forced to close outpatient departments.
Just over one year after the regime seized power, The Irrawaddy spoke to striking civil servants about why they continue to defy military rule.
Noeleen Heyzer has prompted an outcry by urging opponents of the junta to negotiate a power-sharing deal, then refusing to acknowledge, let alone amend, her comments.
After a year of failing to consolidate its power, the military regime is resorting to increasingly brutal methods.
The resistance has popular and international support, and the military is crumbling from within, US scholar Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd tells The Irrawaddy in an interview.