Multiple massacres of more than 40 people at the hands of the military have been reported in Sagaing Region, and Myanmar’s former UN ambassador has suggested the attacks could be a war crime. We talk to the families of the victims.
A mother in Mon State is determined to seek justice for her daughter following an attempted rape, but with justice systems and rule of law badly compromised since the coup, access to justice is increasingly difficult to find.
This week, we talk to residents of a town in Sagaing Region where the unofficial COVID-19 death rate is many times higher than the official one; and where accessing treatment is fraught with obstacles and danger.
The Kayin State Border Guard Force has come under intense pressure from the Tatmadaw over its extensive, controversial business interests and there’s concern the ultimatum could trigger fresh hostilities in one of the country’s most war-torn areas.