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Myanmar earns perennial pariah status in SE Asia (Opinion)
Myanmar’s coup d’état on 1 February seems like a distant memory. Indeed, the world’s media has moved on whilst Myanmar’s ruthless security forces continue to terrorise, abduct and kill unarmed civilians who want nothing other than a democratically governed country.
Myanmar – formerly the Union of Burma – was an impoverished state after gaining independence from Britain in 1948. Ever since the first military coup in 1962, the Tatmadaw has ruled with repressive force, repeatedly and violently putting down all forms of protest.
Sitting comfortably in the West, we cannot comprehend the utter brutality of this regime. A United Nations …
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