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Army, Police Defections Growing, Claims Myanmar Shadow Government
October 18, 2021

Army, Police Defections Growing, Claims Myanmar Shadow Government

By Sebastian Strangio
The claim comes amid an intensifying armed struggle against the military junta that seized power in February.

Resistance Attacks on Myanmar Junta Growing in Frequency, Intensity
October 12, 2021

Resistance Attacks on Myanmar Junta Growing in Frequency, Intensity

By Sebastian Strangio
While the NUG's casualty figures are hard to verify, there is substantial evidence that civilian militias are striking increasing blows against the Tatmadaw.
EU Parliament Voices Support for Myanmar’s Opposition Government
October 11, 2021

EU Parliament Voices Support for Myanmar’s Opposition Government

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite the motion, Western support for the National Unity Government is likely to remain informal and unofficial.

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Set to Testify in Incitement Trial
October 06, 2021

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Set to Testify in Incitement Trial

By Sebastian Strangio
The military's persecution of the NLD leader could reinforce her symbolic power.

Myanmar’s People Facing ‘Severe Crisis’: UN Official
October 01, 2021

Myanmar’s People Facing ‘Severe Crisis’: UN Official

By Sebastian Strangio
Eight months on from the military's seizure of power, the number of people in need of U.N. support has tripled.

Myanmar Junta Announces ‘Goodwill’ Ceasefire With Ethnic Armed Groups
September 29, 2021

Myanmar Junta Announces ‘Goodwill’ Ceasefire With Ethnic Armed Groups

By Sebastian Strangio
The move is a clear attempt to free up attention to crush the new raft of civilian People’s Defense Forces.

Myanmar’s Currency Falls to All-Time Low Amid Post-Coup Turmoil
September 20, 2021

Myanmar’s Currency Falls to All-Time Low Amid Post-Coup Turmoil

By Sebastian Strangio
Booming demand and limited supply of U.S. dollars have seen the kyat steadily lose value.
Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now
September 14, 2021

Diplomatic Pact to Block Myanmar’s Junta From United Nations – For Now

By Sebastian Strangio
Under a deal brokered by the U.S. and China, the decision over Myanmar's U.N. seat will be deferred until November.

Show Us Your Credentials: The Battle for Myanmar at the UN
September 13, 2021

Show Us Your Credentials: The Battle for Myanmar at the UN

By Patrick Phongsathorn
For the General Assembly to accord recognition to Myanmar's junta would effectively sanction armed seizures of power.

How the Movement for Black Lives Can Help Myanmar Activists
September 13, 2021

How the Movement for Black Lives Can Help Myanmar Activists

By Eraldo Souza dos Santos
As Martin Luther King, Jr. once wrote, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Myanmar’s Armed Forces: The Ukraine Connection
September 08, 2021

Myanmar’s Armed Forces: The Ukraine Connection

By Sebastian Strangio
According to a local advocacy group, the European nation is "aiding and abetting the atrocity crimes of the Myanmar military."
Myanmar Shadow Government Declares ‘National Uprising’ Against Military Rule
September 07, 2021

Myanmar Shadow Government Declares ‘National Uprising’ Against Military Rule

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government has declared an all-out struggle against the "military terrorists" that seized power in February.

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