Myanmar’s military junta is losing some control over the country, but its execution of four high-profile leaders and prisoners sends a warning to Myanmar citizens and the rest of the world.
Millions are expected to stay home in a ‘silent strike’ againt the junta, while the country teeters of the edge of collapse.
History tells us that the stability of a country’s security forces is key to the success or failure of a popular uprising.
What began in the 1940s as a revolutionary army created to liberate Myanmar from British colonial rule soon turned repressive. The country has been a military dictatorship on and off since 1962.