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Myanmar Resistance Fighters Assassinate Retired General
September 26, 2022

Myanmar Resistance Fighters Assassinate Retired General

By Sebastian Strangio
Ohn Thwin, 72, has become the highest-ranking figure to be killed by anti-regime guerrillas since last year's coup.

Witnesses: Myanmar Air Attack Kills 13, Including 7 Children
September 20, 2022

Witnesses: Myanmar Air Attack Kills 13, Including 7 Children

By Grant Peck
The number of children killed in the air attack in Sagaing region appeared to be the highest since last February's coup.
How ASEAN Can Still Help On Myanmar
September 16, 2022

How ASEAN Can Still Help On Myanmar

By Scot Marciel
The Southeast Asian bloc must make it clear that it will not accept the military junta's sham election.

The World Must Respond to Myanmar’s Civil War Rather Than Its Coup
September 14, 2022

The World Must Respond to Myanmar’s Civil War Rather Than Its Coup

By David Hutt
In the midst of a nationwide struggle, many foreign governments are still acting as if the country can return to its previous "democratic" path.

Is Myanmar’s National Unity Government Ready to Govern?
September 06, 2022

Is Myanmar’s National Unity Government Ready to Govern?

By Philipp Annawitt
The opposition movement enjoys popular legitimacy and has a viable plan for Myanmar's future. The world is running out of excuses for not recognizing it.

Myanmar Junta Extends State of Emergency by Six Months
August 02, 2022

Myanmar Junta Extends State of Emergency by Six Months

By Sebastian Strangio
In a nationally televised speech, coup leader Min Aung Hlaing blamed "terrorists" for delaying the country's return to normalcy.

India, UN Security Council Join Condemnation of Myanmar Executions
July 29, 2022

India, UN Security Council Join Condemnation of Myanmar Executions

By Sebastian Strangio
Last week's killing of four political prisoners has catalyzed an unusually strong regional reaction.
ASEAN Chair Condemns ‘Highly Reprehensible’ Myanmar Executions
July 26, 2022

ASEAN Chair Condemns ‘Highly Reprehensible’ Myanmar Executions

By Sebastian Strangio
The killings demonstrate the regime’s contempt for regional and global opinion. Could they force ASEAN to change its approach to the country’s conflict?

Myanmar Junta Executes Four Political Prisoners, Courting Further Isolation
July 25, 2022

Myanmar Junta Executes Four Political Prisoners, Courting Further Isolation

By Sebastian Strangio
The state-sanctioned killings have likely snuffed out any chance of the country's conflict being settled through peaceful negotiations.

Myanmar Army’s Use of Landmines Amounts to War Crimes, Says Amnesty
July 22, 2022

Myanmar Army’s Use of Landmines Amounts to War Crimes, Says Amnesty

By Sebastian Strangio
The rights group said that it had “received credible information” that the Myanmar military has laid landmines in at least 20 villages in Kayah State.

Qatari Telecoms Firm Ooredoo Negotiating Exit From Myanmar: Report
July 21, 2022

Qatari Telecoms Firm Ooredoo Negotiating Exit From Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
News that the Doha-based company is seeking to offload its Myanmar unit follows the exit of Norway’s Telenor earlier this year.
Military-Ruled Myanmar Facing Second Year of Negative Growth
July 20, 2022

Military-Ruled Myanmar Facing Second Year of Negative Growth

By Sebastian Strangio
The risk assessment group Fitch Solutions predicts that the country's lost economic output won't be recouped until 2028.

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