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Myanmar Crisis

Attacks on Myanmar military spike following call for revolt

Pro-democracy camp abandons nonviolence amid growing crackdown

There are believed to be between 120 and 300 militias under the People's Defense Force banner across Myanmar. (Photo taken from Facebook)

BANGKOK/YANGON -- Clashes between the Myanmar military and a growing resistance movement called the People's Defense Force have intensified following calls for open uprisings by the parallel government formed by ousted politicians and activists.

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