The military junta in Myanmar has attempted to violently curtail the free press and silence opposition. Local activists have slammed reporting by international media for legitimizing the regime, and have asked for the U.N. to intervene.
Since the rise of Myanmar’s Buddhist government in 2012, there has been greater conflict between the country’s Rohingya Muslim population and its government. The conflict prompted the rise of a Muslim insurgency called the Faith Movement which has consistently clashed with the Myanmar military. Recently,