"Chris Tun first fled Myanmar’s brutal military regime in 1989 as a student activist. He returned nearly a quarter-century later as a U.S. citizen and an executive at a global company." Now he has had to flee again.
"A day of terror and dishonour": Myanmar forces kill dozens of people, including children, in what may be the deadliest day since coup
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.
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.
Pour out a cold one for all the GOP press secretaries who have to apply extra care and diligence as they type out statements condemning the coup in Myanmar... “Subverting the will of the people”... no, can’t say that.... “...bogus allegations of voter fraud”....no....
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.