Myanmar coup

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Tourists urged to avoid Myanmar as junta prepares to reopen to world
Travel agents and aid workers raise issues of safety and note that tourism dollars will only benefit the ruling military

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

03, Apr, 2022 @11:59 PM

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Myanmar’s first literary work since coup reveals ‘courage and altruism’ of writers
Picking Off New Shoots Will Not Stop the Spring was born from a desire to preserve online expressions of outrage, grief and dissent, say editors

Harriet Sherwood

14, Feb, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Ready for war: my journey from peaceful poet to revolutionary soldier
Formerly an anti-war poet, Maung Saungkha has endured a harsh training regime to prepare for armed struggle against the military junta

Maung Saungkha

09, Feb, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Kicking back at the regime: artists open another front in Myanmar war
With the military increasing its use of informants, rappers and artists must keep their identities secret, even from one another

Emily Fishbein

08, Feb, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Revolutionary roads: how the army tried to crush Yangon’s most anti-coup district
The Hlaing Thayar district is at the centre of Myanmar’s protests, but brutal crackdowns and the collapse of the local garment industry have taken their toll

Nway in Yangon

06, Feb, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘My first time holding a gun’: from Myanmar student to revolutionary soldier – a cartoon
Faced with increasing state violence, young people across Myanmar are learning to fight. This is one young woman’s story

JC

04, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Mothers of the Myanmar revolution: ‘I worry about whether he has warm clothes’
Spurred on by military atrocities, young people are turning to armed struggle against the regime – leaving supportive but fearful families behind

Nu Nu Lusan and Emily Fishbein

04, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Myanmar’s UN envoy under fire for proposing ‘power share’ with military
Pro-democracy groups condemn Noeleen Heyzer’s comments in a TV interview, and maintain the junta is losing its grip

Vaphual and Rebecca Ratcliffe

03, Feb, 2022 @2:29 PM

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‘I can’t go home’: families hide in Myanmar’s forests as fighting rages
As the military targets civilians and blocks aid, those who have left home to avoid violence risk death finding food and healthcare

Khu Peh Bue

03, Feb, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘We’ll keep reporting, whatever the risk from the junta,’ say Myanmar’s journalists
To avoid arrest, the staff of the 74 Media left their home city, only to face shellfire in their border refuge. The editor describes the risks faced by his media outlet

John Padang

02, Feb, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Teachers on the run: striking public sector workers hunted by Myanmar’s military
Protests against the coup mean hospitals and schools are on the brink of collapse, while workers have left their homes to avoid arrest and interrogation

Flora Lian

01, Feb, 2022 @3:38 PM

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Myanmar’s coup: a year under military rule in numbers
With more than 1,400 civilians dead, thousands displaced and an economy on the brink of collapse, Myanmar is in crisis

Andrew Nachemson and Emily Fishbein

01, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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