The Southeast Asian bloc is considering stronger measures against the Myanmar military but a range of factors may preserve the unproductive status quo.
In Sagaing Region, local people linked to resistance groups risk death to document the conflict, providing media outlets with a vital – if inevitably partisan – source of information from the ground.
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Online film festival that runs to June 20 aims to draw attention to Myanmar's political crisis while raising money for groups inside the country striving to restore democracy and alleviate hardship.
While boarding the plane that would fly him to Europe, Mratt Kyaw Thu felt safe for the first time since the February 1 military coup.
Small, independent groups are waging guerrilla warfare on the streets in an effort to undermine the military regime but the rising violence has some Yangon residents worried for their safety.
Teachers in the Civil Disobedience Movement believe the recruitment of daily wage earners to teach in re-opened government schools will result in “fake education”.
Mobile money agents and informal brokers have been meeting the demand for cash at a time when banks are severely limiting withdrawals, but some accuse them of profiteering by charging steep fees.