Rights groups say Christians, a minority in the mainly Buddhist country, are getting caught in the crossfire.
Myanmar’s Sagaing region is a hotbed of resistance to military rule and women are forced to flee when soldiers appear.
Myanmar dissidents in Thailand are living in hiding as they seek humanitarian protection in third countries.
Distrust among refugee and migrant communities after a year of mixed messages could hamper efforts to curb COVID-19 .
Heavily pregnant women displaced by fighting risk their lives to give birth after being forced to flee their homes.
The tactic targets civilians in bid to stifle support for resistance fighters, but appears to be backfiring.
‘Four cuts’ was used against the Karen in the 1960s and was also deployed in Rakhine in 2017.
Civilians are training with ethnic armed groups and setting up cells in cities, but face a formidably armed military.
Military attacks have forced villagers into the jungle and stiffened the resolve of those fighting against the coup.
Men in embattled town of Mindat flee to the hills as military steps up crackdown on resistance to February 1 coup.