Myanmar Report

Protesters attempt to contain tear gas fired by police trying to disperse them during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on February 28, 2021. (Photo by Sai Aung Main / AFP)

Myanmar Report: The left-handed pen

As international pressure increases, the coup installed government of Myanmar, led by Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, has ordered the news media to submit to reporting the military’s propaganda, while…

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A man carries a sign during a protest next to Yangon University against the military coup in Yangon on February 25, 2021. (Photo by Ye Aung Thu / AFP)

Myanmar Journal: Local media defy orders to not use terms “military coup” or “military government”

Daily round-up of the latest events in Myanmar by ThaiPBS World correspondent David Tun. February 25 – At least 25 local news media organizations in Myanmar have issued a joint…

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Social media resistance

Across the South-East-Asian nation, millions have marched against military dictatorship. Both private and public workers have engaged in the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM), in an attempt to shake the military…

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People take part in a demonstration against the February 1 military coup, along a street in the town of Muse in Shan state, near the China-Myanmar border on February 8, 2021. STR / AFP

The Good, the bad and China

Despite its involvement in the UN Security Council meeting that issued a call for the release of those detained during the coup, the Chinese government may as well have sent…

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