Can Myanmar return to democracy? | Inside Story

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Myanmar’s transition to democracy ended when the military seized power a year ago.

The United Nations is describing the junta as a criminal enterprise and demands more sanctions.

Myanmar’s public institutions and the economy have collapsed, and international diplomatic pressure to restore civilian rule has stalled.

So how long can the army resist giving power back to the people?

Presenter: Elizabeth Puranam


Debbie Stothard – Founder and Coordinator, ALTSEAN-Burma

Ronan Lee – Fellow at Loughborough University London and author of ‘Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide’.

Yasmin Ullah – Rohingya Human Rights Activist.

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In This Story: Myanmar

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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