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Myanmar human rights

Arakan Army Takes Key Town in Western Myanmar, While Denying Rohingya Attacks

Arakan Army Takes Key Town in Western Myanmar, While Denying Rohingya Attacks

By Sebastian Strangio
Rights groups have accused the Arakan Army of displacing tens of thousands of Rohingya civilians during its seizure of the town of Buthidaung.

Military Conscription in Southeastern Myanmar Demands International Intervention

Military Conscription in Southeastern Myanmar Demands International Intervention

By Nai Aue Mon and Maggi Quadrini
To stave off defeat, the military regime is robbing the country's youth of livelihoods and educational opportunities.
Myanmar’s Intensifying Conflict Taking Massive Rights Toll: UN

Myanmar’s Intensifying Conflict Taking Massive Rights Toll: UN

By Edith M. Lederer
According to the global body, 18.6 million people in Myanmar will need humanitarian assistance in 2024 – a nineteen-fold increase since the 2021 coup.

Myanmar’s NUG Condemns Military Conscription Drive, Vows to Resist

Myanmar’s NUG Condemns Military Conscription Drive, Vows to Resist

By Sebastian Strangio
The resistance group said that the public "is not required to comply" with the February 10 order.

3 Years Since Myanmar’s Coup, Stronger Global Action Is Needed

3 Years Since Myanmar’s Coup, Stronger Global Action Is Needed

By Shayna Bauchner
The 2022 U.N. Security Council resolution has not become the hoped-for on-ramp to stronger action, but rather the feeble peak of council activity on a country in harrowing crisis.

German Prosecutor Rejects Petition For Myanmar Criminal Probe

German Prosecutor Rejects Petition For Myanmar Criminal Probe

By Sebastian Strangio
The complaint, filed by the advocacy group Fortify Rights, requested an investigation into military atrocities committed since 2016.

How to Stop the Myanmar Junta’s War on Its People

How to Stop the Myanmar Junta’s War on Its People

By Allen Ho, Angela Huang, and Caroline Mendoza
There is an urgent need for a comprehensive and coordinated global arms embargo.
Is Rohingya Repatriation Finally Moving Forward?

Is Rohingya Repatriation Finally Moving Forward?

By Saume Saptaparna Nath
A group of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh recently visited Myanmar’s Rakhine State to lay the groundwork for repatriation. Is Myanmar serious about the effort? 

Challenges Advancing Gender Equality in Myanmar’s Karenni State

Challenges Advancing Gender Equality in Myanmar’s Karenni State

By Maggi Quadrini and Anonymous
If Myanmar's revolution is to succeed, it must tackle the patriarchal structures that underpin the country's militarized political culture.

Myanmar’s Victims and Survivors Deserve Justice

Myanmar’s Victims and Survivors Deserve Justice

By Nickey Diamond
In the wake of World War II, the world made a promise "never again" to stand aloof from mass atrocities. That commitment is on the line in Myanmar.

At Least 50 Killed in Airstrike on Resistance Stronghold in Central Myanmar

At Least 50 Killed in Airstrike on Resistance Stronghold in Central Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The attack is part of the military government's escalating use of air strikes to smash the growing resistance to its rule.
Should Myanmar Be Declared a Failed State?

Should Myanmar Be Declared a Failed State?

By Luke Hunt
There is mounting evidence that the military administration has lost its hold on the country.

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