Political prisoners across Myanmar have continued to express dissent from inside, often with violent consequences, as tensions simmer with prison officials.
Resistance forces have humiliated coup leader Min Aung Hlaing but victory may require a lengthy struggle, and society must stay resilient in the meantime.
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Residents of an Ayeyarwady Region township are being forced to choose between joining the military or paying an onerous fine, with the large cash payments seemingly being used to lure more young people into joining up.
Civilians and community workers in Rakhine State are living in dread as the Arakan Army and military junta trade arrests, and the threat of war looms large.
Riders for online food delivery service Foodpanda have gone on strike, accusing the German-owned company of slashing rates while putting workers in danger as they navigate Myanmar’s increasingly dangerous cities.
Today marks one year since the Myanmar military regime detained Frontier columnist Sithu Aung Myint. There is absolutely no basis to the charges against him. He and dozens of other journalists are being persecuted simply for doing their job, and should be freed immediately.
The oil industry in Magway Region has taken a beating from arson attacks on small wells by junta forces determined to eliminate a source of revenue for the resistance.
The hunting of rare and threatened animals in the remote forests of Kachin State appears to have increased due to the pandemic and the military coup, while demand from China continues despite border closures.
After nearly five years of hosting hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh has been implementing hostile policies in an apparent attempt to push them to leave. But with Myanmar in turmoil since the coup, repatriation looks increasingly risky.