A street protest in Kalaymyo, Sagaing division, Myanmar, on March 1. Monks in Myanmar have to accept whatever food their worshippers serve, but this monk holds his begging bowl upside down, to show he would not accept donations from the military junta. Photo: Sanguk Cung
A street protest in Kalaymyo, Sagaing division, Myanmar, on March 1. Monks in Myanmar have to accept whatever food their worshippers serve, but this monk holds his begging bowl upside down, to show he would not accept donations from the military junta. Photo: Sanguk Cung
Myanmar

Myanmar coup: from Chinese to Christian to Buddhist, most people of different faiths and ethnic groups unite to defy junta

  • In a country in need of a shared dream, unprecedented unity across most ethnicities emerges, though among the Rakhine and Mon, feelings are mixed
  • Many say they want not only to restore democracy but to build a more inclusive state ‘with everyone’

A street protest in Kalaymyo, Sagaing division, Myanmar, on March 1. Monks in Myanmar have to accept whatever food their worshippers serve, but this monk holds his begging bowl upside down, to show he would not accept donations from the military junta. Photo: Sanguk Cung
A street protest in Kalaymyo, Sagaing division, Myanmar, on March 1. Monks in Myanmar have to accept whatever food their worshippers serve, but this monk holds his begging bowl upside down, to show he would not accept donations from the military junta. Photo: Sanguk Cung
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