Subscribe

Country

Myanmar

Page 2 of 58
Myanmar Junta to Carry out Death Sentences Against Activist, NLD Lawmaker
June 06, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Carry out Death Sentences Against Activist, NLD Lawmaker

By Sebastian Strangio
The executions of democracy activist Ko Jimmy and former NLD lawmaker Phyo Zayar Thaw will likely be the first of many to come.
Myanmar’s Other Civilian Deaths
June 06, 2022

Myanmar’s Other Civilian Deaths

By Naw Theresa
As Myanmar's resistance intensifies its armed struggle against the military junta, civilians increasingly find themselves caught in the crossfire.

Myanmar’s Total Displaced Population Tops 1 Million, Says UN
June 03, 2022

Myanmar’s Total Displaced Population Tops 1 Million, Says UN

By Sebastian Strangio
According to the U.N.'s humanitarian agency, 694,000 people have been displaced by conflict since last year's coup.

New Delhi to Exclude Myanmar Junta From Upcoming India-ASEAN Meeting
June 02, 2022

New Delhi to Exclude Myanmar Junta From Upcoming India-ASEAN Meeting

By Sebastian Strangio
India has aligned its position with that of the Southeast Asian bloc, which has excluded the junta's representatives from high-level meetings.

Myanmar Junta’s Reprisal Attacks Amount to War Crimes, Says Rights Group
June 01, 2022

Myanmar Junta’s Reprisal Attacks Amount to War Crimes, Says Rights Group

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Amnesty International, more than 150,000 people have been displaced in Kayah and Kayin states since last year's coup.
Ethnic Armed Groups Eye Post-coup Myanmar
May 31, 2022

Ethnic Armed Groups Eye Post-coup Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
What are the chances for a liberated Myanmar with more autonomy for ethnic groups?

China, Russia Again Veto UN Statement on Myanmar Conflict
May 30, 2022

China, Russia Again Veto UN Statement on Myanmar Conflict

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.K.-drafted statement expressed its concern about the country's growing humanitarian crisis and the "limited progress" on an ASEAN peace plan.
Myanmar Central Bank Orders Government Agencies to Stop Using Foreign Currencies
May 27, 2022

Myanmar Central Bank Orders Government Agencies to Stop Using Foreign Currencies

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is designed to strengthen further the junta's control of foreign currency flows, amid Myanmar's full-spectrum economic crisis.

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists
May 25, 2022

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Human Rights Watch and Justice for Myanmar, Lt. Col. Hlwan Moe was hosted by Tokyo's Air Command and Staff College in 2016-17.

At Least 17 Perish as Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Myanmar Coast
May 24, 2022

At Least 17 Perish as Refugee Boat Capsizes Off Myanmar Coast

By Sebastian Strangio
The tragedy is a reminder of the unresolved Rohingya refugee crisis that has been largely eclipsed by the country's post-coup conflict.

Australia to Downgrade Diplomatic Representation in Myanmar: Report
May 19, 2022

Australia to Downgrade Diplomatic Representation in Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
Canberra is the latest government to downgrade its diplomatic mission to the military-ruled country.
Malaysian FM Meets With Counterpart from Myanmar Opposition Movement
May 17, 2022

Malaysian FM Meets With Counterpart from Myanmar Opposition Movement

By Sebastian Strangio
The meeting could mark a turning-point in the bloc's approach to the ongoing conflict in its errant member-state.

Page 2 of 58