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 warning from the mouthpiece of the Union Solidarity and Development Party to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of a visit to Rakhine State has focused attention on her personal security arrangements.
Reports about a busy month in the courts for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and confusion over symbols used on party flags ruffle feathers at censorship headquarters.