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Protesters hold a banner reading “We will never be frightened,” in Yangon, Myanmar

Myanmar: 2 Years Since Coup, Worsening Repression

On February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military detained the country’s elected civilian officials, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi. In the two years since the military coup, the junta has expanded its use of deadly force and repressive measures to squelch all dissent.