As the military brazenly guns down its own citizens in ever-larger numbers, activists are finding new ways to resist.
With most internet access cut, one Frontier reporter struggles to keep their Ayeyarwady Region village informed while dictating stories to editors in Yangon by phone.
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Once celebrated as democracy champions, a tight elite of elderly former political prisoners at the helm of Myanmar's ruling party now stand accused of oppression, discrimination and censorship.
Rakhine politicians believe the ruling NLD is exploiting the war and its appointment power over the election commission to wipe their parties from the electoral map.
The United States on Tuesday urged Myanmar's civilian leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to promote an inclusive election and renewed its concern over the marginalization of the Rohingya minority.
The ruling National League for Democracy should stop putting profit over pro-poor land reform, and international donors must ensure support for reform protects ethnic groups and supports peace.
The Myanmar Hard Talk Facebook page took advantage of the grey area between outright disinformation and legitimate political commentary to spread a nationalist, pro-military agenda.
In the second episode in Frontier’s election talk show series, party leaders discuss federalism, the country’s transition and how key reforms can be pursued even before.