Myanmar nationals living in Japan at a February 3 protest against the military coup. Photo: Reuters Myanmar nationals living in Japan at a February 3 protest against the military coup. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar nationals living in Japan at a February 3 protest against the military coup. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar

‘We have no one on our side’: from Thailand to Singapore, Myanmar nationals react to coup with shock and sadness

  • Thailand, where around 80 per cent of all migrant workers are from Myanmar, has long been a destination for those fleeing military oppression and political instability
  • They, and their compatriots in Malaysia and Japan, are looking for avenues to make their feelings on the power grab heard – with many too afraid to return

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Myanmar nationals living in Japan at a February 3 protest against the military coup. Photo: Reuters Myanmar nationals living in Japan at a February 3 protest against the military coup. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar nationals living in Japan at a February 3 protest against the military coup. Photo: Reuters
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