Myanmar’s military has declared war on medics who were among the first and most vocal opponents of the February takeover.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Burma. Reform toward democracy, once a good prospect, has seen setbacks since easing controls on the media and legalizing peaceful demonstrations was implemented. Revolutionary elections deemed relatively free and fair, were a major step forward. Also check out our section on World Democracy or our articles on key figures Aung Suu Kyi and Thein Sein.
Myanmar’s democracy advocates have set fire to the ASEAN flag in protest of regional leaders’ failure to condemn the February 1 coup.
Even back home in sleepy Virginia, Journalist Nathan Maung jailed for reporting Myanmar’s bloody coup can’t forget those left behind.
Before he was killed, Khet Thi’s poetry raged brilliantly against Myanmar’s coup, joining a torrent of protest literature opposing the junta.
On Thursday, some 400 activists marched through downtown Yangon, Myanmar, in one of the biggest anti-junta protest since February.
After being jailed by Myanmar’s military, Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, 75, faces a slew of charges. She might face a life sentence if found guilty.
Myanmar’s strong army, the Tatmadaw, has complete control over its soldiers’ lives. Those who abandon ship pay a high price.
Myanmar’s women have been at the helm of protests against the coup that led to the removal of Aung San Suu Kyi’s civilian government.
The repression against democracy protests in Myanmar continues. The country’s military junta has ramped up media arrests.
The people of Myanmar are steadily fighting the military junta and Myanmar’s urban poor have vowed to fight for democracy.