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WATCH/LISTEN: Myanmar: Coup & civil disobedience

As events continue to unfold in Myanmar and as part of our ongoing coverage of the situation, we devoted an episode of our Global Voices Insights series to exploring the events in Myanmar since the February 1 coup, featuring:

Mong Palatino Global Voices’ Southeast Asia editor, Mong has spearheaded our coverage of the events in Myanmar. In addition to hosting the session, he will provide an overview of the country’s transition to democracy over the past decade and of what has transpired since the military takeover.

Ben Crox a Hong Kong-based BarCamp curator and a trainer on new media communication technology and skills, Ben has experience doing business in Myanmar and will discuss how people there are dealing with the military crackdown, and how people from the outside can help.

Hsa Moo a member of the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN), Hsa will discuss the situation in Karen state and other parts of Myanmar.

The episode also featured two video testimonials from people inside Myanmar.

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