Myanmar is descending into chaos. A Yangon neighborhood is in the eye of the storm.

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from The Washington Post,

The Sanchaung area, until recently a comfortable enclave for middle-class professionals, is at the heart of the anti-coup resistance.

Since the military seized power Feb. 1, hundreds of thousands across Myanmar have protested the ouster of the elected government led by Aung San Suu Kyi. The armed forces, known for campaigns of slaughter against ethnic and religious minorities, have responded by turning weapons on unarmed civilians, killing at least 200, including more than 60 on Sunday, according to human rights groups. Two officials from Suu Kyi’s party have died in custody — one tortured so badly that all of his teeth were missing, according to human rights organizations and his family.

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