Myanmar’s Protest Movement
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Myanmar’s Protest Movement

The News Lens Feature

From Aye Minh Thant’s groundbreaking report on the day of the coup February 1, to transnational perspectives from Kirsten Han in Singapore and Bryan Chou in Taiwan, we bring together a selection of our coverage of the protest movement in Myanmar.

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Myanmar’s Efforts To Control Covid-19 Crumble Since February Coup, Aid Groups Say

Voice of America

Myanmar’s civil disobedience movement aimed at disrupting the junta has forced hospitals to close and testing rates to plummet.


‘The Power Of the People Will Prevail’: The Activist Building Taiwan-Myanmar Solidarity

Bryan Chou

“As an overseas Myanmar person, all I can do is to get the voices from Myanmar heard, noticed, and have foreigners come together to help my country,” Thomas Chen said.


An Interview With a Blogger Who Connects Myanmar and Hong Kong’s Dream for Democracy

Global Voices

“I believe what has happened in Myanmar would echo in the minds of many Hongkongers, because our rights, our freedom, our hope for the future are also being deprived by similar institutionalized state violence.”


What’s up With Singapore’s Response To the Myanmar Coup?

Kirsten Han

The Singaporean government has denounced Myanmar’s armed forces for using lethal weapons against protesters, but it is unlikely to take action against the military leaders.


Myanmar Coup Unites Ethnic Minorities and Pro-Democracy Protesters

Deutsche Welle

In Myanmar, demonstrators and ethnic minorities have united to oppose the military, but they have different visions for the country’s future.


Myanmar’s Empty Promise of Constitutional Reform

The Interpreter

Democracy campaigners tried to play by the military’s rules. They suffered for it anyway.


Myanmar: The Stupid Coup

Aye Min Thant

Myanmar elders understand on a visceral level that the military is not a rational actor. Those of us lucky enough to be young enough to have only passing memories of pre-transition Myanmar are just starting to internalize this.

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