Isolated under military rule, the Myanmar people "barely had any connection to the internet. [They] quickly made up for lost time. Today, its citizenry is well versed in social media and the power of protests tethered to global movements."
Three months after the Myanmar coup, fear and foreboding have returned. “Myanmar is going back to the bad old days when people were so scared that their neighbors would inform on them and that they could get arrested for no reason at all.”
“We cannot openly transport humanitarian aid.” In northern Myanmar, post-coup threats force aid workers underground:
Three months after coup, Myanmar returns to the 'bad old days'
Three Months After Coup, Myanmar Returns to the ‘Bad Old Days’
The world’s attention must remain on Myanmar, where I’ve been appalled by heartbreaking violence against civilians and inspired by the nationwide movement that represents the voice of the people.
We shouldn't call it a "battle zone" (as this article does) when the Myanmar junta's security forces fire live ammunition at unarmed pro-democracy demonstrators. It's slaughter. And a horrible crime.
Dr. Sasa says he was with Aung San Suu Kyi on the morning of February 1, when a military coup took over Myanmar’s government. He tells me he had to dress as a taxi driver to escape, and it took him three days and three nights to reach relative safety.
"A day of terror and dishonour": Myanmar forces kill dozens of people, including children, in what may be the deadliest day since coup
A dangerous, contemptible escalation as Myanmar police open fire on protesters in Mandalay, killing two and wounding 40+. The police were trying to force workers back to their jobs. Hundreds of thousands of people have stopped working to protest the coup.
From Myanmar to Canada, people are asking: How was a superpower like the U.S. felled by a virus? And why won’t the president commit to a peaceful transition of power? We talked to people around the world about how they see America today.