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Richard Horsey on Myanmar 7 Months After the Coup
September 01, 2021

Richard Horsey on Myanmar 7 Months After the Coup

By Sebastian Strangio
“A new political paradigm may be emerging in Myanmar... The youth-led resistance has bridged ethnic divides in a way that appears genuinely new and important.”

Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar
August 25, 2021

Between COVID and the Coup, a Humanitarian Emergency Is Underway in Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
A looming humanitarian disaster proves the West’s unwillingness to counter the junta.
Myanmar, Six Months After the Coup
August 10, 2021

Myanmar, Six Months After the Coup

Moe Thuzar, Khin Zaw Win, and Nicholas Coppel discuss the situation in Myanmar six months after the military seized power.

Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave
July 19, 2021

Myanmar Plunges Into Deadly Third COVID-19 Wave

By Naw Theresa
COVID-19 vaccination efforts have become fatally entangled in the hostilities unleashed by the February coup.

Bereft of International Support, Myanmar’s Protesters Turn to Violent Resistance
July 02, 2021

Bereft of International Support, Myanmar’s Protesters Turn to Violent Resistance

By Kristina Kironska
As the country's crisis deepens, the lines between attack and defense are beginning to blur.

Life in Hiding: Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement
June 22, 2021

Life in Hiding: Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement

By Robert Bociaga
Despite dwindling funds and constant fear of arrest, most members of the CDM remain adamant that they won't return to work until democracy is restored.

The Tatmadaw’s Assault on Healthcare Reform in Myanmar
June 17, 2021

The Tatmadaw’s Assault on Healthcare Reform in Myanmar

By Eustace Jones
“Healthcare is in an immediate crisis. If the coup continues we are heading towards becoming a failed state.”
Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?
May 10, 2021

Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?

By Khaing Sandi Win Min
As the military's atrocities continue, Myanmar’s crisis threatens to undermine the wider region’s security.

Medical Workers Targeted in Myanmar’s Post-Coup Crisis
May 05, 2021

Medical Workers Targeted in Myanmar’s Post-Coup Crisis

By Brian Elmore
The country's political and economic troubles are being shadowed by a looming public health crisis.

Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests
April 15, 2021

Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests

By Associated Press
Doctors, nurses, and medical students have marched and joined strikes to show their opposition to the military coup.

The Death of Journalism in Myanmar
April 07, 2021

The Death of Journalism in Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
A journalist reflects on his detention by security forces, one small part of a wider crackdown on the country's media.
Can Myanmar’s Protesters Win?
April 01, 2021

Can Myanmar’s Protesters Win?

By Tom Fawthrop
They are up against a ruthless, entrenched military. But history tells us not to underestimate the power of the people.

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