With no financial support from the international community, the National Unity Government is working to raise funds for the resistance movement, but many groups fighting on the frontlines don’t have enough money to arm even a fraction of their fighters.
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With no financial support from the international community, the National Unity Government is working to raise funds for the resistance movement, but many groups fighting on the frontlines don’t have enough money to arm even a fraction of their fighters.
Rule of law has collapsed since last year’s coup, giving rise to rampant military rights abuses and vigilante justice. Emerging parallel legal structures in resistance strongholds are giving some hope that a fairer Myanmar is on the horizon.
The Ta’ang National Liberation Army have been fighting with the military for more than a decade. General Secretary Tar Bhone Kyaw sits down with Frontier to discuss the group’s position on the military coup, the resistance movement and its conflict with the Restoration Council of Shan State.

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