A Burmese filmmaker is on the front line in Yangon as young protestors risk everything to defy the military junta’s coup. As the death toll in the city mounts, Unreported World is witness as the early optimism and hope of a protest movement disintegrates as the security services launch a brutal crackdown on unarmed civilians. The Myanmar government says it is responding to protests that harm the stability of the nation, using non-lethal force. But as pressure to release political prisoners and journalists intensifies, so does the bloody crackdown. For more information follow the programme on YouTube at www.youtube.com/unreportedworld.
Unreported World: Dying for Democracy – Friday 7.30pm on Channel 4