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Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report
June 22, 2022

Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
A Thailand-based NGO claims that Thai police have detained nearly 20,000 people trying to cross the border in the last five months alone.

Amid Conflict, Travel Flickers Back to Life in Myanmar
June 16, 2022

Amid Conflict, Travel Flickers Back to Life in Myanmar

By Seng Pan and Tsa Shee Nrang
While international tourism may never fully recover, domestic travel is on the rise despite widespread insecurity.
Myanmar’s Conflict Threatens to Produce ‘Lost Generation’: UN Expert
June 15, 2022

Myanmar’s Conflict Threatens to Produce ‘Lost Generation’: UN Expert

By Sebastian Strangio
U.N. special rapporteur Tom Andrews has called on the world to respond to the country's crisis with "the same urgency they have responded to the crisis in Ukraine."

The Myanmar Opposition’s Message to ASEAN Defense Ministers: We Will Prevail
June 14, 2022

The Myanmar Opposition’s Message to ASEAN Defense Ministers: We Will Prevail

By U Yee Mon
Myanmar's resistance continues to gain momentum. It's time for ASEAN to recalibrate its approach to the country's conflict.

Myanmar Junta to Move Forward With Trial of Australian Economist
June 10, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Move Forward With Trial of Australian Economist

By Sebastian Strangio
Sean Turnell, a former adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi, was arrested shortly after last February's coup d'etat.

Fighting the Fear: The Execution of Members of Myanmar’s Opposition Must be Stopped
June 07, 2022

Fighting the Fear: The Execution of Members of Myanmar’s Opposition Must be Stopped

By Han Htoo Khant Paing and Richard Roewer
The country's military junta is seeking to erase all memory of Myanmar's pro-democracy struggle. It can't be allowed to succeed.

Myanmar Junta to Carry out Death Sentences Against Activist, NLD Lawmaker
June 06, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Carry out Death Sentences Against Activist, NLD Lawmaker

By Sebastian Strangio
The executions of democracy activist Ko Jimmy and former NLD lawmaker Phyo Zayar Thaw will likely be the first of many to come.
Myanmar’s Other Civilian Deaths
June 06, 2022

Myanmar’s Other Civilian Deaths

By Naw Theresa
As Myanmar's resistance intensifies its armed struggle against the military junta, civilians increasingly find themselves caught in the crossfire.

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists
May 25, 2022

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Human Rights Watch and Justice for Myanmar, Lt. Col. Hlwan Moe was hosted by Tokyo's Air Command and Staff College in 2016-17.

Australia to Downgrade Diplomatic Representation in Myanmar: Report
May 19, 2022

Australia to Downgrade Diplomatic Representation in Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
Canberra is the latest government to downgrade its diplomatic mission to the military-ruled country.

How International Donors Can Better Offer Humanitarian Aid to Myanmar
May 06, 2022

How International Donors Can Better Offer Humanitarian Aid to Myanmar

By Shine Aung
If the world wants to help the country's people, it needs to work with the trusted – but poorly resourced – organizations in Myanmar's border regions.
The Tangled Politics of Humanitarian Aid in Post-Coup Myanmar
May 05, 2022

The Tangled Politics of Humanitarian Aid in Post-Coup Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
ASEAN has come under fire over a plan to channel its humanitarian assistance via the country's military junta.

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