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Feb 1, 2021, 5:20pm EST
  • June 20, 2021

    The UN condemned Myanmar’s coup. Will that matter?

    "We cannot live in a world where military coups become a norm," the UN secretary-general said.

  • May 12, 2021

    Myanmar’s coup is uniting a country riven by ethnic divisions. Will it last?

    Protesters and activists faced a reckoning about Myanmar’s past decade of civilian rule. Now they say they are fighting for a real federal democracy.

  • March 13, 2021

    Myanmar has killed at least 7 during its latest lethal crackdown on protesters

    Security forces are firing live ammunition on sit-ins.

  • February 28, 2021

    At least 18 protesters were killed amid intensifying pro-democracy demonstrations in Myanmar

    The protesters were shot and killed by the military government, according to the UN.

  • February 22, 2021

    Myanmar’s pro-democracy protest movement is strengthening

    On Monday, the country saw one of the largest uprisings yet against the February 1 military coup.

  • February 14, 2021

    Two weeks after a coup, hundreds of thousands of people are protesting in Myanmar

    Myanmar’s military seized power earlier this month.

  • February 10, 2021

    Biden announces sanctions on Myanmar’s military in response to the coup

    US-led sanctions on Myanmar worked once to move the country toward democracy. Could they work again?

  • February 8, 2021

    Tens of thousands rise up against the coup in Myanmar

    People are protesting in defiance, a week after a military coup.

  • February 4, 2021

    Myanmar’s coup has no heroes

    This episode of Worldly discusses what happened in Myanmar and what potentially lies ahead.

  • February 4, 2021

    Myanmar and Russia show the limits of Biden’s pro-democracy agenda

    A coup in Myanmar and the imprisonment of a dissident in Russia make clear it’s a tough time for democracy.

  • February 3, 2021

    Myanmar’s military is using absurd legal charges to keep leader Aung San Suu Kyi locked up

    After Monday’s coup, the de facto civilian leader is accused of having illegal walkie-talkies.

  • February 2, 2021

    What Myanmar’s coup could mean for the Rohingya and other persecuted minorities

    The takeover is terrible for Myanmar. It may be worse for the country’s most vulnerable.

  • February 2, 2021

    The Biden administration has labeled Myanmar’s military takeover a “coup”

    The US will now curtail foreign assistance to the government, but that won’t do much.

  • February 1, 2021

    Myanmar’s coup, explained

    Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy party was gaining strength, so the ruling military launched a coup.