Unions call general strike against coup in Myanmar

‘We will never be slaves to a military junta’
Vol. 85/No. 11 - March 22, 2021
March 10 protest in Katha, farm town of 27,000 on border of Kachin and Shan ethnic regions, part of Myanmar-wide strikes and protests demanding end to military junta’s seizure of power.

Working people in Myanmar began a general strike across the country March 8, seeking to topple the military junta that seized power Feb. 1. The strike comes alongside massive protests, in spite of more deadly repression by the regime. “We…