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Myanmar Suffers Two Years After Coup

With China and Russia's support, the junta has crushed resistance without much repercussion.

A man crosses an almost empty street near Shwe Dagon Pagoda during a "silent strike" to protest and mark the second anniversary of the coup in Yangon on February 1, 2023. Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images

Unless there are fatalities or violence to report, anti-government protests, especially those on the other side of the world, rarely find a mention in mainstream media. Even as the West remains focused on saving Ukraine from President Putin's clutches, the people of Myanmar are struggling to re-establish democracy in their country.

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