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Two years after the coup, Myanmar’s junta fights opposition with fire

It’s been two years since the military junta in Myanmar seized power, ousting the country’s democratically elected leaders in a coup d’état. Since February 1, 2021, widespread protests have raged around the country and a fierce opposition movement has formed. But the junta is brutally repressing dissent. One of their tools has been fire, used to burn down entire villages and cut off supplies to the resistance – and crush morale.

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