101 East

Myanmar: State of Fear

We explore how Myanmar’s military is crushing dissent through violence, covert interrogations and fear.

Since a military coup in February, a climate of terror has engulfed Myanmar.

Disappearances, detention without charge, alleged torture and mysterious deaths are just some of the actions under the spotlight following widespread protests against the military takeover.

101 East uses witness testimony and forensic analysis to expose a secret interrogation centre in the country’s biggest city, Yangon. This investigation also reveals how Western tech firms have sold surveillance software and data extraction tools to the country.

In a special collaboration with Lighthouse Reports and Forensic Architecture, we reveal how the military is creating a state of fear.