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Arakan Army Takes Key Town in Western Myanmar, While Denying Rohingya Attacks

Arakan Army Takes Key Town in Western Myanmar, While Denying Rohingya Attacks

By Sebastian Strangio
Rights groups have accused the Arakan Army of displacing tens of thousands of Rohingya civilians during its seizure of the town of Buthidaung.

ASEAN Envoy Travels to Myanmar, Meets Military Junta Chief

ASEAN Envoy Travels to Myanmar, Meets Military Junta Chief

By Sebastian Strangio
Alounkeo Kittikhoun and Min Aung Hlaing discussed Myanmar's representation within ASEAN and the bloc’s provision of humanitarian aid to the country.
Fight or Concede, Myanmar’s Junta Must Decide

Fight or Concede, Myanmar’s Junta Must Decide

By Luke Hunt
Calm has returned to the Thai border after fighting last month. But some sources say the military is gearing up for a major counteroffensive on Myawaddy.

Patrick Winn on the Narco-Economy of Myanmar’s Wa State

Patrick Winn on the Narco-Economy of Myanmar’s Wa State

By Sebastian Strangio
“Without heroin and meth, the state probably wouldn’t exist, and the Wa would be one more indigenous people preyed upon by Myanmar’s military.”

Thailand Cuts Off Internet, Mobile Phone Connections to Myanmar Scam Hub

Thailand Cuts Off Internet, Mobile Phone Connections to Myanmar Scam Hub

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission says that connections supplying Shwe Kokko, a center of online fraud operations in Myanmar's Kayin State, were illegal.

Myanmar’s National Unity Government Must Be Doing Something Right

Myanmar’s National Unity Government Must Be Doing Something Right

By Than N. Oo
While the country's shadow opposition has attracted criticism, it has made significant gains on both the political and diplomatic fronts.

Former Thai PM Thaksin Holds Talks With Opponents of Myanmar Junta

Former Thai PM Thaksin Holds Talks With Opponents of Myanmar Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The former leader met officials from the opposition National Unity Government and a number of ethnic armed groups during recent trips to northern Thailand.
Mapping Territorial Control in Post-Coup Myanmar: Flawed by Design?

Mapping Territorial Control in Post-Coup Myanmar: Flawed by Design?

By Han Ya
Attempts to map the areas controlled by the military junta and its various opponents frequently obscure more than they reveal.

Ethnic Resistance Group Claims Capture of Hundreds of Soldiers in Western Myanmar

Ethnic Resistance Group Claims Capture of Hundreds of Soldiers in Western Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The Arakan Army claims that it has overrun the 15th Military Operations Command headquarters in northern Rakhine State.

Military Conscription in Southeastern Myanmar Demands International Intervention

Military Conscription in Southeastern Myanmar Demands International Intervention

By Nai Aue Mon and Maggi Quadrini
To stave off defeat, the military regime is robbing the country's youth of livelihoods and educational opportunities.

Myanmar Junta Bans Men From Overseas Work in Bid to Stymie Draft Dodgers

Myanmar Junta Bans Men From Overseas Work in Bid to Stymie Draft Dodgers

By Sebastian Strangio
The enforcement of the People’s Military Service Law has prompted thousands of young people to flee the country.
Where is Aung San Suu Kyi?

Where is Aung San Suu Kyi?

By Sribala Subramanian
Myanmar's ousted leader was reportedly whisked out of jail during a heatwave.

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