Pro-military Facebook accounts are seeking to drive a wedge between ethnic armed groups and civilian resistance with disinformation, but are struggling to break the unity of the anti-coup opposition.
The World Bank has warned in a new report that Myanmar faces severe economic losses and a doubling of poverty as a result of the combined impact of the coup and COVID-19, with the military regime unable to govern effectively.
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On Saturday, the 10 major rebel groups that are signatories to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement met virtually to discuss the situation, condemning the junta’s use.
With youth flocking to join the Kachin Independence Army since the Tatmadaw took power, Frontier spoke to the young Kachin who believe armed revolution is the only way forward.
On Saturday, the Karen National Union condemned the use of "excessive force by engaging in non-stop bombing and air strikes" from March 27 - 30, which have "caused the deaths of many people including children".
Hundreds of thousands of workers have fled joblessness and state violence in Yangon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township, but without jobs waiting in their home villages a mass exodus to foreign labour markets may be on the horizon.
Giesecke and Devrient said it was halting deliveries with immediate effect, and had already been restricting supply to Myanmar's state-owned print works for several weeks.