A spate of clashes between resistance forces has led to calls for a conflict resolution mechanism, with some demanding immediate justice while others say it should wait until after the revolution.
Political prisoners across Myanmar have continued to express dissent from inside, often with violent consequences, as tensions simmer with prison officials.
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For years, residents of a conflict-blighted area of Shan State had ‘kept their anger inside’, but after the Tatmadaw gunned down a farmer, more than 10,000 villagers marched in protest.
Millions of the nation’s most vulnerable families are receiving cash handouts totalling K40,000 to alleviate the impact of COVID-19, but some appear to be falling through the cracks.
The leadership of the Arakan National Party has been accused of acting “like dictators” for refusing to allow some of its MPs to resign and contest the election for rival Rakhine parties.
The film industry was dealing with a huge backlog of movies and questions about box office takings and tax evasion. Then came COVID-19.