• REUTERS

  • SHARE

Myanmar’s military launched airstrikes over the weekend after clashes with fighters opposed to the junta in the Sagaing region, according to media and a militia member, as phone lines and the internet were also severed in some districts.

The Southeast Asian country has been in crisis since the army seized power on Feb. 1, ending a decade of tentative steps toward democracy and triggering outrage at home and abroad and the setting up of People’s Defence Forces (PDFs) to take on the military.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)