Ethnic Minorities’ Baffling Show of Support for Suu Kyi

What does it Indicate for Myanmar?

fter Aung Saan Suu Kyi’s recent arrest, there was an outpouring of support shown to her by various ethnic groups in Myanmar, despite her outrageously disappointing disregard for their rights. They have taken to the streets in large numbers, alongside the Bamars, reported Reuter, demanding a return to her civilian government. Why?

A group of uniformed schoolteachers protesting in Hpa-an in Kayin State on 9 February 2021. By Ninjastrikers — Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,