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Japan’s Misguided Alliance With Myanmar’s Abusive Military 
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.

ASEAN Must Do More to Help the Rohingyas
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. 
Japan and Myanmar’s Toxic Friendship
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.

Myanmar Court Gives Actors 1-Year Jail Term for Satire
October 31, 2019

Myanmar Court Gives Actors 1-Year Jail Term for Satire

By Associated Press
Myanmar's troubled record on free speech continues.

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
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.

A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
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.

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts
June 12, 2019

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts

By Lorcan Lovett
A new free speech movement clashes with Myanmar’s military.
Unyielding Attacks on Free Speech in Myanmar Signal a Transition in Peril
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.

Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy
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.

Myanmar Supreme Court Will Rule on Reuters Journalists’ Case
March 27, 2019

Myanmar Supreme Court Will Rule on Reuters Journalists’ Case

By Associated Press
The court has agreed to decide on an appeal filed by the journalists’ lawyers.

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
February 28, 2019

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions

By Luke Hunt
Continued conflict suggests a long road ahead for vulnerable populations in the country.
Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide
February 16, 2019

Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide

By Associated Press
The search for justice continues in one of Myanmar's high-profile cases.

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