Political prisoners across Myanmar have continued to express dissent from inside, often with violent consequences, as tensions simmer with prison officials.
Resistance forces have humiliated coup leader Min Aung Hlaing but victory may require a lengthy struggle, and society must stay resilient in the meantime.
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The recent visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the trip to India in July by the Tatmadaw chief are part of a strategy by New Delhi to counter China’s influence in Myanmar.
The military has been accused of laying landmines along the border with Bangladesh, causing death and disability to those fleeing violence in northern Rakhine State.