September 17, 2020
The Problem with the Myanmar Army’s Admissions of Guilt
By Maggi Quadrini
Admissions of guilt for atrocities are usually the prelude to closed-door trials lacking any real degree of transparency or accountability.
September 11, 2020
In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
By Sebastian Strangio
A new report argues that a military-linked conglomerate – and its foreign partners – are directly funding units accused of crimes against humanity.
July 15, 2020
Myanmar Must End Its Internet Shutdown
By Jieun Pyun
Myanmar’s internet shutdown is the world’s longest, depriving its people of their rights.
March 10, 2020
Japan’s Misguided Alliance With Myanmar’s Abusive Military
By Teppei Kasai
While other democracies have recoiled in horror, Japan has continued to pour overseas aid into Myanmar.
March 09, 2020
ASEAN Must Do More to Help the Rohingyas
By Kasit Piromya
ASEAN must move from aid to rights advocacy in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
January 15, 2020
Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship
By Yuzuki Nagakoshi
Japan’s appeasement policy toward Myanmar, driven by geopolitics and disregard for human rights, is supporting the Rohingya genocide.
October 31, 2019
Myanmar Court Gives Actors 1-Year Jail Term for Satire
By Associated Press
Myanmar's troubled record on free speech continues.
August 29, 2019
Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
By Associated Press
The case comes amid growing worries about a deteriorating rights situation in the Southeast Asian country.
July 02, 2019
A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
By Preeti Jha
A team of Rohingya Muslims is using blockchain technology to forge digital identities for the persecuted minority’s diaspora.
June 12, 2019
Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts
By Lorcan Lovett
A new free speech movement clashes with Myanmar’s military.
June 07, 2019
Unyielding Attacks on Free Speech in Myanmar Signal a Transition in Peril
By Allie Funk
The pardon of Reuters journalists should not be mistaken as evidence authorities are easing restrictions on free speech.
April 09, 2019
Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation on the future of Myanmar's economy, and the implications for domestic and international actors.