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.
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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.
Generation Z has been at the forefront of the struggle for democracy in Myanmar, both within the country and internationally.
To end military rule, Myanmar’s deposed politicians formed a shadow government with anti-coup activists and ethnic minorities.
In the latest phase of their fight for democracy, opponents of Myanmar’s junta splashed the color red on roads, signs and T-shirts.
The coup in Myanmar reflects autocracy’s rise in southeast Asia. It showcases how the region has been sliding back into autocracy.
From Myanmar to Hong Kong, youth seeking democracy are organizing themselves online around milk tea, a traditional regional beverage.
Myanmar’s authorities arrested the country’s best-known comedian as part of the crackdown on nationwide protests against junta rule.
Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar took to streets Sunday in an “Easter Egg Strike”, carrying painted eggs as reference to the Easter holiday.