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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Months after a report on abuses and corruption in prison labour camps prompted calls for reforms and investigations, little has changed.
Young people have long contributed to change in Myanmar, but there has been little space for them to be actively involved as decision makers in the current peace process.