Another jump in fuel prices since Russia invaded Ukraine has brought extra suffering for the people of Myanmar as they struggle with economic fallout from the coup and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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We rightly demand exacting standards of people in positions of high responsibility, but power and profile do not make people superhuman.
Women and children comprise more than half of the 100,000 people displaced by conflict in Kachin and northern Shan states who endure a precarious existence in camps where many have been living since 2011.