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Myanmar Junta Sentences Australian Economist to 3 Years Prison
September 29, 2022

Myanmar Junta Sentences Australian Economist to 3 Years Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
Sean Turnell was sentenced alongside Aung San Suu Kyi, whom he served as an economic adviser prior to her overthrow last year.

The World Must Respond to Myanmar’s Civil War Rather Than Its Coup
September 14, 2022

The World Must Respond to Myanmar’s Civil War Rather Than Its Coup

By David Hutt
In the midst of a nationwide struggle, many foreign governments are still acting as if the country can return to its previous "democratic" path.
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Testifies in Election Fraud Trial
July 15, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Testifies in Election Fraud Trial

By Kiko Rosario
A conviction could lead to her party being dissolved and unable to participate in a new election the military has promised will take place in 2023.

ASEAN Envoy Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi from Solitary Confinement
June 28, 2022

ASEAN Envoy Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi from Solitary Confinement

By Sebastian Strangio
This week, Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will begin his second official mission to the country as the bloc's special envoy.

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi Trial to New Prison Facility
June 23, 2022

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi Trial to New Prison Facility

By Sebastian Strangio
The ousted leader's transfer came as the military administration's defense minister attended an ASEAN meeting in Cambodia.

Myanmar Court Sentences Suu Kyi to 5 Years for Corruption
April 27, 2022

Myanmar Court Sentences Suu Kyi to 5 Years for Corruption

By Grant Peck
The sentence is designed to legitimize the military's seizure of power while keeping the 76-year-old elected leader from returning to an active role in politics.

Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia
February 26, 2022

Dynasties’ Daughters and Martyrs’ Widows: Female Leaders and Gender Inequality in Asia

By Mark R. Thompson
The relatively large number of female leaders in Asia appears surprising given their general paucity globally.
Australia Calls for Myanmar Junta to Release Detained Economist
February 07, 2022

Australia Calls for Myanmar Junta to Release Detained Economist

By Sebastian Strangio
Professor Sean Turnell had worked as an economic policy advisor to ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case
February 03, 2022

Myanmar Shadow Government Drops Objections to ICJ’s Rohingya Genocide Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Assuming responsibility for the ICJ case is a means for the National Unity Government to assert its position as Myanmar's legitimate government.

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges
January 17, 2022

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The 76-year-old leader now faces a barrage of more than 15 criminal charges, designed to consign her to an early – and forced – retirement.

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 More Years in Prison
January 10, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 4 More Years in Prison

By Associated Press
The military junta has not allowed any outside party to meet with Aung San Suu Kyi since its seizure of power.
Myanmar Court Postpones Verdicts in 2nd Case Against Suu Kyi
December 28, 2021

Myanmar Court Postpones Verdicts in 2nd Case Against Suu Kyi

By Tassanee Vejpongsa
The charge of having improperly imported walkies-talkies was the first filed against Suu Kyi and served as the initial justification for her detention.

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