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Unofficial Count Gives Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party Victory in Myanmar
November 11, 2020

Unofficial Count Gives Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party Victory in Myanmar

By Associated Press
After another thundering landslide, the 75-year-old leader will lead Myanmar for a second five-year term.

NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election
November 09, 2020

NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Aung San Suu Kyi will win a second term, but real progress on ending Myanmar's cycle of conflict will require deeper reforms.
Myanmar’s Election Marks a Step Away From Peace
November 04, 2020

Myanmar’s Election Marks a Step Away From Peace

By Ben Dunant
Sunday's vote will likely deliver a government with a strong popular mandate – a rarity in mainland Southeast Asia – but ethnic minorities will be left out in the cold.

Hate-Peddling Buddhist Monk Turns Himself in to Police in Myanmar
November 03, 2020

Hate-Peddling Buddhist Monk Turns Himself in to Police in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is most likely a desperate attempt to influence the result of this weekend's national election.

Why Next Month’s Elections Could Worsen Ethnic Tensions in Myanmar
October 26, 2020

Why Next Month’s Elections Could Worsen Ethnic Tensions in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Myanmar's electoral system concentrates power in the hands of the Burman majority, the root cause of decades of civil conflict.

Myanmar’s High-Risk Election
October 17, 2020

Myanmar’s High-Risk Election

By Tom Fawthrop
Aung San Suu Kyi’s dangerous gamble to push ahead with a controversial election as a second wave of COVID-19 hits Myanmar hard. 

Myanmar Election Will Fail to Meet Proper Standards: UN
September 24, 2020

Myanmar Election Will Fail to Meet Proper Standards: UN

By Sebastian Strangio
As in 2015, more than a million Rohingya Muslims will be unable to cast a vote in the upcoming polls.
Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19
September 11, 2020

Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19

By Andrew Nachemson
Anti-migrant -- and especially anti-Rohingya and anti-Rakhine -- sentiments are undermining efforts to control the pandemic.

Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Rakhine Atrocities
September 09, 2020

Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Rakhine Atrocities

By Sebastian Strangio
The graphic videotaped admissions mark a step towards international accountability – but there is a long way to go.

Myanmar Election Campaign Opens Under the Shadow of COVID-19
September 08, 2020

Myanmar Election Campaign Opens Under the Shadow of COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
The virus is likely to have unpredictable impacts on the poll, Myanmar's second free election since its transition from military rule.

China’s Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects
September 03, 2020

China’s Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects

By Sebastian Strangio
Yang Jiechi's visit is a sign of the complications China faces in advancing its strategic interests in Myanmar.
Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Will Run Again in November Election
July 22, 2020

Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Will Run Again in November Election

By Associated Press
The popular leader of the National League for Democracy will seek another term for her party, five years after its historic victory.

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