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Myanmar’s Currency Falls to All-Time Low Amid Post-Coup Turmoil
September 20, 2021

Myanmar’s Currency Falls to All-Time Low Amid Post-Coup Turmoil

By Sebastian Strangio
Booming demand and limited supply of U.S. dollars have seen the kyat steadily lose value.
Myanmar’s All-Out War in the Making
September 17, 2021

Myanmar’s All-Out War in the Making

By Robert Bociaga
With both the NUG and the junta convinced of an inevitable victory, Myanmar is heading toward an even more violent period.

Myanmar Court Moves Venue for Australian’s Trial Under Secrets Law
September 15, 2021

Myanmar Court Moves Venue for Australian’s Trial Under Secrets Law

By Grant Peck
Australian Sean Turnell was charged along with Suu Kyi and three former Cabinet ministers on charges of violating Myanmar’s official secrets law.

Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now
September 14, 2021

Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now

By Sebastian Strangio
Under a deal brokered by the U.S. and China, the decision over Myanmar's U.N. seat will be deferred until November.

How the Movement for Black Lives Can Help Myanmar Activists
September 13, 2021

How the Movement for Black Lives Can Help Myanmar Activists

By Eraldo Souza dos Santos
As Martin Luther King, Jr. once wrote, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
Foreign Governments, Experts Urge Peace After Myanmar Opposition Announces Mass Uprising
September 09, 2021

Foreign Governments, Experts Urge Peace After Myanmar Opposition Announces Mass Uprising

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government's declaration of a "people's defensive war" has raised a host of political and ethical questions.

Myanmar’s Armed Forces: The Ukraine Connection
September 08, 2021

Myanmar’s Armed Forces: The Ukraine Connection

By Sebastian Strangio
According to a local advocacy group, the European nation is "aiding and abetting the atrocity crimes of the Myanmar military."
Myanmar Shadow Government Declares ‘National Uprising’ Against Military Rule
September 07, 2021

Myanmar Shadow Government Declares ‘National Uprising’ Against Military Rule

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government has declared an all-out struggle against the "military terrorists" that seized power in February.

Myanmar Junta Releases Infamous Ultranationalist Monk From Prison
September 07, 2021

Myanmar Junta Releases Infamous Ultranationalist Monk From Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
Wirathu is one of several right-wing fringe agitators to have been released since February's coup.

ASEAN’s Myanmar Envoy Negotiating With Junta Over First Country Mission
September 06, 2021

ASEAN’s Myanmar Envoy Negotiating With Junta Over First Country Mission

By Sebastian Strangio
Erywan Yusof is hoping to visit the country before the next ASEAN Summit in late October.

Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education
September 03, 2021

Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education

By Habibu Rahman
The only education accessible to children in the world’s largest refugee settlement is provided by a network of unsupported community-based Rohingya schools.
Myanmar’s Opposition Shadow Government to Unveil $700m Budget
September 03, 2021

Myanmar’s Opposition Shadow Government to Unveil $700m Budget

By Sebastian Strangio
Outright victory might be difficult, but anti-coup opposition has enough resources to make life difficult for Myanmar's military junta.

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