A riot police officer aims a tear-gas launcher to disperse protesters during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
A riot police officer aims a tear-gas launcher to disperse protesters during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
Maria Siow
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Maria Siow

Myanmar coup: justice is important, but dialogue with the generals is key in the return to democracy

  • Though the anti-coup movement has received much social media attention, the bloodshed continues, and experts say the military will never return to the barracks
  • It is up to the international community to convince protesters that the path to peace, for now, is external pressure on the junta to discuss sharing power with the NLD

A riot police officer aims a tear-gas launcher to disperse protesters during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
A riot police officer aims a tear-gas launcher to disperse protesters during a protest in Yangon, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
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