Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM)
June 01, 2023
Kalay: A Case Study of Resistance in Myanmar
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
The city in northwestern Myanmar was one of the first to see anti-coup protests – and also among the first to see pitched battles between resistance fighters and the military.
March 08, 2022
The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar
By Jasper Picard
In a matter of months, the People's Defense Forces have evolved from rag-tag groups into organized, and increasingly well-armed, military outfits.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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