An escalation in fighting between the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army and the Tatmadaw near the town of Mong Ko on the China border has emptied villages, while inflaming longstanding tensions over who controls the area.
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Despite an internet blackout, protests spread through urban centres and small towns alike, calling for the release of detained leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and a return to representative government. Protests are expected to continue Monday.
The National League for Democracy has promised to support any workers fired for opposing the coup, as thousands of government staff and students join a growing civil disobedience campaign.
Staff at state hospitals and medical departments are reporting harassment from their bosses and police scrutiny for joining a growing strike to oppose military rule.
Activists have long called for the Japanese beer giant to cut ties to a military accused of committing genocide; the February 1 coup appears to have forced its hand.
Around 70 MPs took an oath of office to serve their constituents despite the February 1 military coup, in a move that could escalate tensions with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing’s new regime.
The world's longest internet shutdown is being lifted in the Rakhine State conflict zone, while restrictions increase elsewhere in the country in the wake of the military coup.