søndag 21. mars 2021

Myanmar coup: Tales from the streets of sacrifice and fear

Every day, ordinary people in Myanmar are making difficult choices in the face of an increasingly violent response to their mass protests. The protesters want a return to their democratically-elected civilian government, after the military seized control on 1 February claiming there was widespread fraud in last year's election. According to the UN, at least 149 people have died during the civil disobedience since 1 February - though the actual figure is thought to be much higher.

Here are the stories of those who continue to come out onto the streets, told in their own words.