The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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The ousted leader seemed in good health as she appeared in court on Monday, her lawyer said, as her trial continued with the capital grappling with a COVID-19 spike.
A police cybersecurity team is working with state- and military-owned mobile operators to monitor phone users in real time, and to identify and track regime opponents online.
The Kamaryut Media founder and US citizen, who was freed in June, says leaving his colleague Hanthar Nyein behind in prison "broke my heart".
As turmoil from the February 1 coup continues to wreak havoc on the economy, Frontier has again spoken to businesspeople in a range of sectors about the challenges they face in these uncertain times.
Complaint letter filed with the court confirms that police arrested Frontier managing editor Danny Fenster because they believed he was working at Myanmar Now, despite him having resigned from the media outlet in July 2020.
With bars shuttered, universities empty and hook-up apps poleaxed by internet blackouts, dating got much harder in post-coup Myanmar, but young people are still finding love -- often in the heady rush of anti-junta protests.