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Myanmar Must Do More to Protect Children from Sexual Violence
November 20, 2020

Myanmar Must Do More to Protect Children from Sexual Violence

By Nai Aue Mon and Maggi Quadrini
The country has taken steps to improve its legal framework, but gaps remain – and implementation remains sorely lacking.

How Will Myanmar’s Election Affect Its Foreign Policy?
November 17, 2020

How Will Myanmar’s Election Affect Its Foreign Policy?

By Sebastian Strangio
The coming five-year term is likely to see a continuity of aims within more constrained parameters.
Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm
November 12, 2020

Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm

By Sebastian Strangio
The move follows reports by human rights groups that MEHL has directly funded the commission of crimes against humanity.

NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election
November 09, 2020

NLD Poised for Repeat Landslide in Myanmar Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Aung San Suu Kyi will win a second term, but real progress on ending Myanmar's cycle of conflict will require deeper reforms.

Myanmar’s NLD Draws More Criticisms Ahead of National Poll
November 04, 2020

Myanmar’s NLD Draws More Criticisms Ahead of National Poll

By Sebastian Strangio
Aung San Suu Kyi's government is weathering heavy criticism about the upcoming poll – but none of it is likely to matter on election day.

What Should ASEAN Do About the Rohingya Crisis?
October 21, 2020

What Should ASEAN Do About the Rohingya Crisis?

By Sebastian Strangio
A new report from a regional human rights group urges the ten-member bloc to take a more holistic approach to the situation in western Myanmar.

Rights Group Details ‘Squalid and Abusive’ Conditions in Myanmar Camps
October 08, 2020

Rights Group Details ‘Squalid and Abusive’ Conditions in Myanmar Camps

By Sebastian Strangio
A new report from Human Rights Watch details the inhumane conditions within Rakhine State's archipelago of internal displacement camps.
Myanmar Accelerates Arrests of Student Anti-War Protesters
October 02, 2020

Myanmar Accelerates Arrests of Student Anti-War Protesters

By Sebastian Strangio
The students are calling for an end to the fierce conflict taking place in Rakhine State.

The Problem with the Myanmar Army’s Admissions of Guilt
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.

In Myanmar, a Leading Conglomerate is Funding Military Abuses
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.

Myanmar Must End Its Internet Shutdown
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.
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.

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