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Myanmar Sentences 7 Students to Death for Anti-Regime Activities
December 02, 2022

Myanmar Sentences 7 Students to Death for Anti-Regime Activities

By Sebastian Strangio
The group is accused of being involved in the killing of a manager of the state-owned Global Treasure Bank in April.

Australian Economist Jailed in Myanmar Applauded in Parliament
December 02, 2022

Australian Economist Jailed in Myanmar Applauded in Parliament

By Rod McGuirk
Sean Turnell, 58, was arrested shortly after the February 2021 coup and spent more than 600 days in prison.
ASEAN’s Myanmar Headache Changes Hands
November 28, 2022

ASEAN’s Myanmar Headache Changes Hands

By Naw Theresa
As the bloc's chair in 2023, Indonesia will attempt to succeed where both Cambodia and Brunei have failed.

Australia’s ANZ Bank Exits Myanmar Due to Post-Coup Turmoil
November 24, 2022

Australia’s ANZ Bank Exits Myanmar Due to Post-Coup Turmoil

By Sebastian Strangio
The bank, which was awarded a banking license in Myanmar in 2014, said it was withdrawing due to the country's "increasing operational complexity."

Myanmar and Russia Agree to Establish Nuclear Technology Hub in Yangon
November 22, 2022

Myanmar and Russia Agree to Establish Nuclear Technology Hub in Yangon

By Sebastian Strangio
Civilian nuclear cooperation is the fruit of a growing convergence of interests between the two pariah states.

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar
November 22, 2022

Atrocities Mount Amid the Return to War in Western Myanmar

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Once mostly immune from the country's post-coup turmoils, Rakhine State is beset by an increasingly devastating conflict.

Myanmar Junta Releases High-Profile Foreign Prisoners in Mass Amnesty
November 17, 2022

Myanmar Junta Releases High-Profile Foreign Prisoners in Mass Amnesty

By Sebastian Strangio
The release of Australian economist Sean Turnell and three other foreigners is a likely attempt to preempt ASEAN's growing frustration with the coup government.
The Rift Between ASEAN and Myanmar’s Democracy Movement is Growing Wider
November 16, 2022

The Rift Between ASEAN and Myanmar’s Democracy Movement is Growing Wider

By Minn Tent Bo
Recent statements from senior Southeast Asian officials have demonstrated a lack of understanding of the country's conflict dynamics.

It’s Time to Take the Gloves Off on Myanmar
November 14, 2022

It’s Time to Take the Gloves Off on Myanmar

By Justyna Gudzowska and Yadanar Maung
As the military junta’s atrocities increase, it is high time for the U.S. and like-minded partners to adopt much stronger targeted sanctions.

Will ASEAN Finally Change Its Approach Toward Myanmar?
November 09, 2022

Will ASEAN Finally Change Its Approach Toward Myanmar?

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's troubles will be at the top of the agenda at this week's summit, but a significant policy shift is unlikely.

Myanmar Junta Revokes License for Leading Exile Media Outlet
November 02, 2022

Myanmar Junta Revokes License for Leading Exile Media Outlet

By Sebastian Strangio
The coup government's Ministry of Information said that The Irrawaddy has endangered "state security, rule of law, and public tranquility."
Myanmar Military Defends Deadly Airstrike in Kachin State
October 26, 2022

Myanmar Military Defends Deadly Airstrike in Kachin State

By Sebastian Strangio
Few are likely to believe the military's claims that all of those who died in the attack were legitimate military targets.

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