Crisis triggered by the military takeover makes life even more dangerous for those fighting to protect the environment.
Nu Nu Lusan
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Young people are leading opposition to the coup and have not been deterred by the military’s harassment and brutality.
Women displaced by conflict after the February 2021 military coup lack access to sanitary pads, clean water and privacy.
Over 60s and those with disabilities face greater risks as military crackdown on anti-coup movement continues.
Military’s burning of more than 30 civilians in their vehicles left locals ‘devastated and terrified’ in Kayah State.
As armed resistance to a military coup intensifies, women fight for gender equity along with an end to dictatorship.
Soldiers’ presence, internet shutdown hamper efforts to gather evidence about military assault in Chin state.
With deteriorating situation at home, many Myanmar youth are trying to study abroad, but face new hurdles in their way.
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.