. Armed by Russia, Myanmar’s military is unleashing hell on its people « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD/The Tatmadaw, as the military is known, has been in conflict for decades with ethnic armed groups that control vast swathes of the country.

However, 14 months after generals seized power from Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government, they have elevated their offensive to a new, frightening scale.

The United Nations and rights groups have documented the targeting of civilians with air strikes and heavy artillery, as well as with systematic burning of villages and blocking of aid.

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