Protesters in school graduation gear take part in a demonstration in Yangon earlier this year against Myanmar’s military coup. Photo: AFP Protesters in school graduation gear take part in a demonstration in Yangon earlier this year against Myanmar’s military coup. Photo: AFP
Protesters in school graduation gear take part in a demonstration in Yangon earlier this year against Myanmar’s military coup. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar junta reopens schools as teachers, students resist call to return to classrooms

  • The junta insisted schools open on Tuesday after a year’s absence because of Covid-19, but many educators had already decided they would stay away
  • Meanwhile, the military has used artillery and helicopters against anti-junta militias in the country’s east, eyewitnesses said, forcing residents to flee

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Protesters in school graduation gear take part in a demonstration in Yangon earlier this year against Myanmar’s military coup. Photo: AFP Protesters in school graduation gear take part in a demonstration in Yangon earlier this year against Myanmar’s military coup. Photo: AFP
Protesters in school graduation gear take part in a demonstration in Yangon earlier this year against Myanmar’s military coup. Photo: AFP
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