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Indonesia to Send General on Special Mission to Myanmar, Jokowi Says
February 02, 2023

Indonesia to Send General on Special Mission to Myanmar, Jokowi Says

By Sebastian Strangio
In an interview this week, President Joko Widodo suggested that the unnamed general would highlight his own country's democratic transition since 1998.

Opium Cultivation Jumps in Myanmar Amid Post-Coup Crisis, UN Says
January 27, 2023

Opium Cultivation Jumps in Myanmar Amid Post-Coup Crisis, UN Says

By Sebastian Strangio
As the formal economy has atrophied, black markets and illicit trades have expanded their reach.
How Does The Myanmar Crisis End?
January 25, 2023

How Does The Myanmar Crisis End?

By David Hutt
The military junta's possible handover of power to a quasi-civilian "transition council" could create complications for the country's resistance forces.

Thailand is Failing Refugee Children
January 13, 2023

Thailand is Failing Refugee Children

By Puttanee Kangkun
The recent arrival of civilians fleeing Myanmar's conflict has highlighted a serious shortcoming in the Thai government's approach to refugees.

A Tsunami of Crime Washes Over Post-Coup Myanmar
January 11, 2023

A Tsunami of Crime Washes Over Post-Coup Myanmar

By Naw Theresa
There has been a general breakdown of law and order in the two years since the coup, as the military junta prioritizes the pursuit of political opponents.

Thailand to Convene Regional Meeting on Myanmar Conflict
December 20, 2022

Thailand to Convene Regional Meeting on Myanmar Conflict

By Sebastian Strangio
The “open-ended consultative meeting" on the country's conflict will reportedly take place on December 22.

Malaysian Court Lifts Stay on Deportation of Myanmar Nationals
December 14, 2022

Malaysian Court Lifts Stay on Deportation of Myanmar Nationals

By Sebastian Strangio
Rights groups have protested the decision, which they say could expose a group of 114 people to mistreatment on their return.
Myanmar Sentences 7 Students to Death for Anti-Regime Activities
December 02, 2022

Myanmar Sentences 7 Students to Death for Anti-Regime Activities

By Sebastian Strangio
The group is accused of being involved in the killing of a manager of the state-owned Global Treasure Bank in April.

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar
November 22, 2022

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Once mostly immune from the country's post-coup turmoils, Rakhine State is beset by an increasingly devastating conflict.

Myanmar Junta Releases High-Profile Foreign Prisoners in Mass Amnesty
November 17, 2022

Myanmar Junta Releases High-Profile Foreign Prisoners in Mass Amnesty

By Sebastian Strangio
The release of Australian economist Sean Turnell and three other foreigners is a likely attempt to preempt ASEAN's growing frustration with the coup government.

The Rift Between ASEAN and Myanmar’s Democracy Movement is Growing Wider
November 16, 2022

The Rift Between ASEAN and Myanmar’s Democracy Movement is Growing Wider

By Minn Tent Bo
Recent statements from senior Southeast Asian officials have demonstrated a lack of understanding of the country's conflict dynamics.
Indonesian FM Says Myanmar Military to Blame for Country’s Crisis
November 04, 2022

Indonesian FM Says Myanmar Military to Blame for Country’s Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
Retno Marsudi’s comments came ahead of an ASEAN summit at which the region's leaders will be under pressure to toughen their stance toward the military junta.

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