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From The Socialist newspaper, 23 February 2022
One year after the military coup in Myanmar, mass resistance continues
"The regime's failure to control the country has taken many by surprise. The new generation does not want to allow any form of political domination by the military.
"However, the regime continues to kill, torture and arrest the people who continue to rise up against them. To date, the junta has killed nearly 1,500 residents, over one hundred have been tortured to death, and nearly 11,300 have been arrested.
"We can expect these atrocities to continue and, with that, the anger and determination of the people to abolish Tatmadaw's (Myanmar's military) power will also grow stronger!"
The above is from an article by Yuva Balan, marking one year since the Myanmar military launched its coup on 1 February 2021, which can be read on the CWI's website - socialistworld.net.
The coup d'état ousted the governing National League for Democracy of Aung San Suu Kyi and annulled the November 2020 general election result.
- See also 'Myanmar coup - For a workers-led struggle for democracy and socialism!' on socialistparty.org.uk
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Trade union support for standing anti-cuts election candidates
Barts NHS workers to walk out again on 28 February
Just Eat couriers continue action to fight pay cut
Rail workers strike in Sheffield
Workers and students unite and fight
Fighting fees and marketisation after 2 March student walkout
Restore Cardiff's slashed services
Brighton Green and Labour cuts - workers and communities fight back
Surrey: Unions and campaigns say stand as an anti-cuts candidate
Newham City Farm - closed with no consultation
London Socialist Party women's meeting
1 March: Socialist Party new website launch
TV review: This is Going to Hurt
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