Will There Ever be Peace for the Children of Myanmar?

My original first post about Myanmar was written as the military junta was easing its pressure on the people of their country in 2013. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who led the people's struggle for democracy, had been released from prison. There was hope as the country began to open up. You could see it in the faces.


Now (2022) Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (77) has been imprisoned - again. The generals are still firmly in power and brutally repressing Myanmar’s people. An article by Daw Nilar Thein (a wife whose husband was recently executed by the junta) describes the current chaotic situation. See MYANMAR’S JUNTA KILLED MY HUSBAND. IT CAN’T BREAK OUR WILLl, NYT November 11, 2022.


“Myanmar is in chaos. Thousands of people have been killed or arrested and more than one million displaced in a worsening humanitarian catastrophe. The military is waging a scorched-earth offensive to terrorize the people and erase the democratic progress painstakingly achieved over the years. Executing Ko Jimmy, a prominent figure in the struggle for democracy for three decades, was part of that strategy.”

There is much to worry about . . . .

When will there be peace for the children of Myanmar?