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Outgoing UN Envoy Hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Can Change
May 06, 2020

Outgoing UN Envoy Hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Can Change

By Luke Hunt
Explosions heard in Rakhine villages as military searches door-to-door.

Myanmar’s 2020 Elections: What Does the Future Hold? 
May 06, 2020

Myanmar’s 2020 Elections: What Does the Future Hold? 

By Prashanth Parameswaran
If the polls move forward despite the pandemic, it will be a landmark development for Myanmar.
Southeast Asia’s Princelings
April 29, 2020

Southeast Asia’s Princelings

By David Hutt
From Indonesia to Cambodia and beyond, the children of politicians are keeping the family business going – for better or for worse.

Myanmar Must End Repression Now, Says Rights Group in New Report
April 13, 2020

Myanmar Must End Repression Now, Says Rights Group in New Report

By Associated Press
The call comes amid expected elections later this year.

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations
February 01, 2020

Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations

By Christina Fink
Facing genocide charges in the international arena, Myanmar’s domestic politics are set to heat up in 2020, too.

International Rohingya Ruling Spotlights Suu Kyi’s Fall From Grace
January 28, 2020

International Rohingya Ruling Spotlights Suu Kyi’s Fall From Grace

By Associated Press
The decision again highlighted the once-revered democracy icon's troubles since she took power in Myanmar.

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?
January 20, 2020

Has the US Lost Myanmar to China?

By Hunter Marston
Xi’s visit bolstered China-Myanmar ties, but the West can still compete.
Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case
December 13, 2019

Aung San Suu Kyi Slammed for Army Defense in Myanmar Genocide Case

By Aleks Furtula and Lorne Cook
The Nobel Peace laureate was blasted by opposing lawyers for defending the Myanmar army’s conduct in Rakhine state.

Suu Kyi’s Hague Appearance: Minding Myanmar’s Domestic Political Dynamics in the ICJ Genocide Case
December 10, 2019

Suu Kyi’s Hague Appearance: Minding Myanmar’s Domestic Political Dynamics in the ICJ Genocide Case

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While much of the focus may be on her international image, it will be important to consider the domestic political dynamics at play in Myanmar as well.  

Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?
November 30, 2019

Why Will Aung San Suu Kyi Personally Defend Myanmar Against Genocide Claims?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The Nobel peace prize winner will now be defending charges of genocide at an international court. How did it come to this?

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
August 29, 2019

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns

By Associated Press
The case comes amid growing worries about a deteriorating rights situation in the Southeast Asian country.
Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts
June 12, 2019

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts

By Lorcan Lovett
A new free speech movement clashes with Myanmar’s military.

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