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Sunset in the capital, Yangon. SNAPT PHOTOGRAPHY/ALAMY

Preeti Jha profiles the Southeast Asian nation, two years on from its military takeover.

EU / WFP bags of food aid in a warehouse in Algeria

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Khin Ohmar and Toby Lanzer explore the complex trade-offs made by humanitarians working...

Security forces cracking down on peaceful protesters, Taunggyi, Myanmar. Photo by Robert Bociaga.

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The energy sector has been a site of international investment in Myanmar, but, with foreign investors jittery and blackouts...

Esther Ze Naw and Ei Thinzar  Maung lead the first large-scale protests against  the coup in Yangon, 6 February 2021.  MYAT THU KYAW/NUR PHOTO/GETTY

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Thin Lei Win believes the Myanmar military’s reign of terror might be leading a long-divided nation onto a...

The parents of one-year-old Thin  Thawdaw Tun carry their injured daughter, who  received treatment from volunteer medics. A rubber  bullet fired by the security forces hit her in the eye,  while she was inside the family home. PANOS PICTURES

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Not even young lives have been spared by the junta. Maung Moe reports on a day of shame.

Rohingya refugees flee a violent military offensive in Myanmar, crossing the Naf River with their few remaining possessions to reach Bangladesh in October 2017. ZUMA PRESS INC/ALAMY

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Yanghee Lee, a former UN human rights envoy to Myanmar, offers a warning from the past and outlines the...

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Myanmar’s generals have amassed fortunes. Aye Min Thant highlights the movements aiming to stop...

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Four people on the frontlines of the anti-coup movement in Myanmar tell Preeti Jha why they are not giving...

We shall not be moved! Anti-coup protesters remain seated in front of a line of riot police trying to clear roads in Yangon. Partially visible is a poster urging citizens to join the Civil Disobedience Movement.PANOS PICTURES

This article is more than two years old.

Lives and livelihoods have been laid down for democracy. The economy is on the brink of collapse. The world must support the...

Protesters run during a crackdown on anti-coup protests at Hlaing Township in Yangon, Myanmar March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

This article is more than two years old.

Since the military coup in Myanmar, the situation continues to worsen. What are the avenues for international intervention...

Myanmar citizens hold placards in front of the United Nations building during the demonstration. Protesters gathered in front of the United Nations building to protest against the military coup and demanded the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. Myanmar's military detained State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi on February 01, 2021 and declared a state of emergency while seizing the power in the country for a year after losing the election against the National League for Democracy (NLD). (Photo by Chaiwat S

This article is almost three years old.

Despite significant ongoing problems, life has changed for many minority communities since the military last ruled. Now...

Thousands of protesters gather in downtown Yangon for the third day of protests against Myanmar's military coup. Theint Mon Soe/SOPA Images/Sipa USA

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The recent post-coup wave of internet shutdowns and disruptions is an unsettling escalation of a global problem, writes...

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s spectacular fall from human rights icon to genocide denier.

Arrested Rohingya people leave a Hlegu court, outside Yangon, Myanmar, February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang

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India is looking at the world’s largest statelessness crisis. Nilanjana Bhowmick asks, have we learned ...

A Rohingya refugee takes a moment’s pause, shortly after arriving in a makeshift camp at Teknaf, Bangladesh, last September. She is one of over 670,000 people to have fled over the border from Myanmar since August 2017.

This article is more than five years old.

Parsa Sanjana Sajid speaks to Rohingya refugees trapped on the Bangladeshi border.

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Britain has provided support to the Burmese military, writes Steve Shaw.


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