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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The response from the government and military to the Arakan Army’s January 4 attacks is disproportionate and bound to backfire by strengthening support for the AA within Rakhine State.
Angelina Jolie said that Myanmar must "show genuine commitment" to end violence that has driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh.