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Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar Set for April 24
April 16, 2021

Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar Set for April 24

By Sebastian Strangio
After weeks of planning, the long-promised emergency meeting on the crisis in Myanmar finally has a date.

A Rohingya Girl Stuck Between Three Countries
April 15, 2021

A Rohingya Girl Stuck Between Three Countries

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
The 14-year-old was about to be deported to Myanmar from India when authorities refused to admit her back. Meanwhile, she wants to be reunited with her parents in Bangladesh.
In Place of New Year Festivities, Myanmar Protesters Mark the Fallen
April 15, 2021

In Place of New Year Festivities, Myanmar Protesters Mark the Fallen

By Sebastian Strangio
Some say the celebration of the Buddhist New Year would play into the junta's claim that the situation in Myanmar is returning to normal.

Rakhine State – Southeast Asia’s Next Marawi?
April 15, 2021

Rakhine State – Southeast Asia’s Next Marawi?

By Jasminder Singh
Myanmar's political crisis has created the conditions for a possible widening of the jihadi theater in Southeast Asia.

Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests
April 15, 2021

Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests

By Associated Press
Doctors, nurses, and medical students have marched and joined strikes to show their opposition to the military coup.

After Myanmar’s Military Coup, Arakan Army Accelerates Implementation of the ‘Way of Rakhita’
April 14, 2021

After Myanmar’s Military Coup, Arakan Army Accelerates Implementation of the ‘Way of Rakhita’

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Despite its support for the national protest movement, various factors have contributed to the armed group’s relative silence since the coup.

Myanmar’s Unsustainable Social Media Shutdown
April 12, 2021

Myanmar’s Unsustainable Social Media Shutdown

By Pete Hunt
Countries may backtrack on democracy, but never on Facebook usage.
Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises
April 12, 2021

Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises

By Sebastian Strangio
With the security forces graduating to more violent crackdowns, Myanmar is fast approaching the point of economic meltdown.

The Pitfalls of International Justice in Myanmar
April 07, 2021

The Pitfalls of International Justice in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Will threats of international criminal prosecutions against the junta's leaders make compromise more likely – or less?

The Death of Journalism in Myanmar
April 07, 2021

The Death of Journalism in Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
A journalist reflects on his detention by security forces, one small part of a wider crackdown on the country's media.

ASEAN to Hold Emergency Summit on Myanmar, No Date Set
April 06, 2021

ASEAN to Hold Emergency Summit on Myanmar, No Date Set

By Sebastian Strangio
But a negotiated solution to the political crisis is growing more difficult with every passing week.
Myanmar Junta Charges Celebrities With Promoting Protests
April 06, 2021

Myanmar Junta Charges Celebrities With Promoting Protests

By Associated Press
Myanmar’s ruling junta published a list of actors, actresses, musicians, and social media influencers it accuses of threatening stability by sharing news.

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