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UN: 38 Died on Deadliest Day Yet for Myanmar Coup Opposition
March 04, 2021

UN: 38 Died on Deadliest Day Yet for Myanmar Coup Opposition

By Associated Press
The escalation in the violence has led to increased diplomatic efforts to resolve the political crisis — but there appear few viable ways forward.
Facebook Removes Pages and Accounts Linked to Thailand’s Military
March 04, 2021

Facebook Removes Pages and Accounts Linked to Thailand’s Military

By Sebastian Strangio
The offending accounts targeted users in southern provinces that are home to a long-running Muslim separatist insurgency.

Do the Myanmar Junta’s New ‘Peace-Making Committees’ Stand Any Chance of Success?
March 04, 2021

Do the Myanmar Junta’s New ‘Peace-Making Committees’ Stand Any Chance of Success?

By Joe Kumbun
Forging a sustainable nationwide peace was elusive before. It's even more difficult in the midst of the current crisis.

Myanmar Coup and the Aftermath
March 04, 2021

Myanmar Coup and the Aftermath

By The Diplomat
Tin Tin Nyo, Gerard McCarthy, and Yun Sun discuss the coup in Myanmar and where the country is headed.

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Myanmar Crisis
March 03, 2021

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The results were predictably lackluster, but it's too early to write off ASEAN's efforts on Myanmar.
Michael Brosowski on Vietnam’s Trafficking Challenge
March 03, 2021

Michael Brosowski on Vietnam’s Trafficking Challenge

By Thoi Nguyen
Like many businesses, human traffickers quickly recalibrated to the realities of COVID-19.

As Myanmar Crisis Grows, Dispute Breaks Out Over Country’s UN Seat
March 03, 2021

As Myanmar Crisis Grows, Dispute Breaks Out Over Country’s UN Seat

By Sebastian Strangio
The coup has given way to to a dispute over who should represent Myanmar at the United Nations.
Rohingya Risk Being Forgotten in Global Vaccination Drive
March 03, 2021

Rohingya Risk Being Forgotten in Global Vaccination Drive

By Simon Tran Hudes and Kyra Jasper
The world should make extra efforts to ensure that vaccines are distributed to Rohingya refugee populations.

Daniel Combs on Truth, Money, and Power Before and After the Myanmar Coup
March 03, 2021

Daniel Combs on Truth, Money, and Power Before and After the Myanmar Coup

By Shannon Tiezzi
History may seem to be repeating, but the Myanmar of 2021 is crucially different from the country's past experiences with military rule.

ASEAN Prepares to Convene First Meeting on Myanmar Crisis
March 02, 2021

ASEAN Prepares to Convene First Meeting on Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The Southeast Asian bloc is being asked to prove its diplomatic mettle in a fast-moving and increasingly volatile crisis.

Why Khazanah Nasional Just Bailed Out Malaysia Airlines
March 02, 2021

Why Khazanah Nasional Just Bailed Out Malaysia Airlines

By James Guild
Sometimes the state has an interest in controlling firms in critical sectors like transportation, even if they are hemorrhaging money.
Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Leader to Heavy Prison Term
March 02, 2021

Cambodian Court Sentences Opposition Leader to Heavy Prison Term

By Sebastian Strangio
Sam Rainsy and eight former CNRP officials have been accused of seeking to overthrow the Cambodian government in late 2019.

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