Despite threats from the regime and a lack of secure channels, groups in Myanmar and overseas have lent massive support to striking public servants in the Civil Disobedience Movement.
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Despite threats from the regime and a lack of secure channels, groups in Myanmar and overseas have lent massive support to striking public servants in the Civil Disobedience Movement.
Myanmar’s English newspaper of record has outlasted the jailing of one of its founders for contrived offences, a suffocating censorship regime not lifted until 2012 and a controversial early connection with the junta. It may not outlast its current management.

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