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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Security is tight for journalists visiting the Union Solidarity and Development Party headquarters in Nay Pyi Taw, and loquacious staff members can expect a scolding.
Artists and other creatives are demanding modern safeguards for their intellectual property, but rights groups fear a new copyright law may imperil free expression.
Large-scale cattle smuggling has resumed in northern Shan State since the emergence of COVID-19, with armed groups heavily involved in the trade.
Yangon Region will host two of the most hotly contested ethnic affairs minister races in November, with prominent MPs and activists seeking election.