The View From Asia

Is there hope for an end to the crisis in Myanmar?

Asia News Network writers discuss the latest developments in Myanmar. Here are excerpts.

A demonstrator forms a three-finger protest symbol during a demonstration in Yangon, on Feb 17, 2021. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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Feb 1, 2022, marks the first anniversary of Myanmar's audacious military coup, which has gone down in recent history of the country as the beginning of the most repressive regime.

Arguably, the situation has come to this stage because of the international community's lacklustre response and inadequate stringent actions. Predictably, 2022 may also witness relentless violence and repression perpetrated by the military, resulting in unimaginable suffering and hardship for Myanmar's citizens.

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