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Why Should ASEAN or Anyone Else Negotiate with the Tatmadaw?
September 28, 2022

Why Should ASEAN or Anyone Else Negotiate with the Tatmadaw?

By Luke Hunt
There is a growing consensus that the world should engage directly with the opposition National Unity Government.

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.
Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?
September 21, 2022

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The return of conflict in northern Rakhine State has brought the Arakan Army's goal of autonomy one step closer to fulfillment.

Malaysia’s Saifuddin Calls for ASEAN to Review Peace Plan
September 20, 2022

Malaysia’s Saifuddin Calls for ASEAN to Review Peace Plan

By Sebastian Strangio
The Malaysian envoy says that the Southeast Asian bloc must ask whether its Five-Point Consensus is still "relevant."

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.

Myanmar Junta Chief Airs Postponement of Sham Election
September 15, 2022

Myanmar Junta Chief Airs Postponement of Sham Election

By Sebastian Strangio
The military government is pinning its political hopes on a state-managed election next year, but it is unclear if it can be held in the current political conditions.
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.

Aung San Suu Kyi Meeting a Precondition of Next Myanmar Trip, UN Envoy Says
September 06, 2022

Aung San Suu Kyi Meeting a Precondition of Next Myanmar Trip, UN Envoy Says

By Sebastian Strangio
Heyzer's inaugural visit to the country last month was criticized for lending legitimacy to the military administration.

Myanmar Junta Arrests Former UK Ambassador on Immigration Charges
August 26, 2022

Myanmar Junta Arrests Former UK Ambassador on Immigration Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The arrest of Vicky Bowman and her husband Htein Lin came a day before London imposed a new round of sanctions on military-linked enterprises.

ASEAN’s Efforts to Mediate the Myanmar Political Crisis Deserve More Recognition
August 25, 2022

ASEAN’s Efforts to Mediate the Myanmar Political Crisis Deserve More Recognition

By Thuc D. Pham and Hoai Nguyen
The argument that ASEAN should do more is widespread, but the grouping has already taken several unprecedented steps.
UN Chief Calls for ‘Inclusive Solutions’ to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis
August 25, 2022

UN Chief Calls for ‘Inclusive Solutions’ to Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
On the fifth anniversary of the army's ethnic cleansing campaign, Antonio Guterres said that the Rohingya must be included in any resolution to the country's political crisis.

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