12 Jun 2024

Rebel doctors and mine hunters: Inside the Myanmar resistance

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Myanmar has long been dominated by the country’s powerful military. But three years after launching a deeply unpopular coup – the army faces its biggest ever threat.

As a brutal civil war rages, a loose alliance of ethnic militias and former peaceful protesters who’ve now picked up arms, control more than half the country. And they’re beginning to build new, rival systems of government inside rebel-held territory, as Secunder Kermani and filmmaker Katie Arnold explain, in their second special report from Myanmar.

And a warning, it contains distressing pictures right from the start.