Protesters march against the military coup in Yangon on July 2021. File photo: AFP
Protesters march against the military coup in Yangon on July 2021. File photo: AFP
Myanmar

Is Myanmar junta’s new execution notice driven by ‘paranoia’ over soldiers’ deaths?

  • The 10 new people on death row include seven university students and come as senior junta soldiers have died at the hands of anti-coup forces
  • Analysts say it is hard to predict if the military would cave to external pressure, as executions are a part of its campaign of terror to force citizens to accept junta rule

Protesters march against the military coup in Yangon on July 2021. File photo: AFP
Protesters march against the military coup in Yangon on July 2021. File photo: AFP
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