Sagaing Region residents equipped with single-shot traditional rifles known as “tumi guns” – and in some cases more modern weaponry – are resisting security forces’ attempts to crush anti-coup protests.
As the military brazenly guns down its own citizens in ever-larger numbers, activists are finding new ways to resist.
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A meeting between NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi and senior political figures will not affect the work of the Union Election Commission, officials say.
In one of her first interviews following the National League for Democracy’s apparent victory at the polls, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday spoke to U Khin Maung Soe, Senior Editor for Radio Free Asia’s Burmese service. U Khin Maung Soe has permitted Frontier to reprint parts of the interview which touched on a wide range of issues including foreign policy, foreign investment and the need to look out for “instigations.”