October 01, 2020
Activists Denounce Myanmar Election App For ‘Inflaming’ Ethnic Tensions
By Sebastian Strangio
By accepting Myanmar's rigid official racial and religious categorizations, the EU-funded app runs the risk of entrenching sectarian divides.
February 01, 2020
Myanmar: Trials and Tribulations
By Christina Fink
Facing genocide charges in the international arena, Myanmar’s domestic politics are set to heat up in 2020, too.
May 28, 2019
The Wa Art of Not Being Governed
By Dominique Dillabough-Lefebvre
The Wa are keen to shed their image as Myanmar's drug lords or China's proxies.
March 07, 2019
Land Seizures, Protests, and Arrests in Myanmar
By Maximillian Mørch
Despite arrests, detention, and torture, land rights activists in Myanmar are refusing to be silenced.
November 01, 2017
The Christian Vigilantes Fighting Myanmar’s Heroin Epidemic
By Joshua Mcdonald
In Kachin state, locals have taken the war on drugs into their own hands.
July 21, 2017
Did Aung San Lead at Panglong – or Follow?
By Stanley A. Weiss
Myanmar's ethnic minorities have a different view on Aung San's place in history.
August 11, 2016
The Key to Jumpstarting Myanmar’s Economy: Electricity
By Peter Loftus
Accelerated investment in the power grid will produce quick economic dividends and attract foreign investment.
August 06, 2016
The Problem With the 21st Century Panglong Conference
By Richard Dolan
Before it even convenes, Aung San Suu Kyi's high-profile peace process effort is facing stumbling blocks.
June 02, 2016
Will Genocide Be the True Cost of State Building in Myanmar?
By Tej Parikh
To govern, Aung San Suu Kyi seems prepared to turn a blind eye to the Rohingya issue.
April 29, 2016
'No Rohingya': Behind the US Embassy Protest in Myanmar
By David Doyle
"We want to declare to the U.S. embassy and to all the other countries, there are no Rohingya in our country."
March 11, 2016
Myanmar and the 'War on Terror'
By Tauseef Akbar
In Myanmar, as elsewhere around the globe, the "war on terror" is used to justify persecution.