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Myanmar Apologizes After Jet Fighter Violated Thai Airspace
July 01, 2022

Myanmar Apologizes After Jet Fighter Violated Thai Airspace

By Sebastian Strangio
The aircraft strayed into Thai airspace on the same day as a Thai military delegation traveled to Naypyidaw for border talks.

ASEAN Envoy Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi from Solitary Confinement
June 28, 2022

ASEAN Envoy Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi from Solitary Confinement

By Sebastian Strangio
This week, Cambodian Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn will begin his second official mission to the country as the bloc's special envoy.
Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi Trial to New Prison Facility
June 23, 2022

Myanmar Junta Moves Aung San Suu Kyi Trial to New Prison Facility

By Sebastian Strangio
The ousted leader's transfer came as the military administration's defense minister attended an ASEAN meeting in Cambodia.

Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report
June 22, 2022

Thailand Sees Fresh Surge of Refugees, Migrants from Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
A Thailand-based NGO claims that Thai police have detained nearly 20,000 people trying to cross the border in the last five months alone.

Why Is the EU Quiet Over Myanmar Junta’s Planned Executions?
June 17, 2022

Why Is the EU Quiet Over Myanmar Junta’s Planned Executions?

By David Hutt and Kristina Kironska
The EU is one of the world's staunchest opponents of the death penalty. So why hasn't Brussels spoken out more forcefully on the junta's execution plans?

Myanmar’s Conflict Threatens to Produce ‘Lost Generation’: UN Expert
June 15, 2022

Myanmar’s Conflict Threatens to Produce ‘Lost Generation’: UN Expert

By Sebastian Strangio
U.N. special rapporteur Tom Andrews has called on the world to respond to the country's crisis with "the same urgency they have responded to the crisis in Ukraine."

The Myanmar Opposition’s Message to ASEAN Defense Ministers: We Will Prevail
June 14, 2022

The Myanmar Opposition’s Message to ASEAN Defense Ministers: We Will Prevail

By U Yee Mon
Myanmar's resistance continues to gain momentum. It's time for ASEAN to recalibrate its approach to the country's conflict.
Cambodian PM Urges Myanmar Not to Execute Political Prisoners
June 13, 2022

Cambodian PM Urges Myanmar Not to Execute Political Prisoners

By Sebastian Strangio
Earlier this month, the military junta announced that four people would be hanged on treason and terrorism charges.

Myanmar Junta to Move Forward With Trial of Australian Economist
June 10, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Move Forward With Trial of Australian Economist

By Sebastian Strangio
Sean Turnell, a former adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi, was arrested shortly after last February's coup d'etat.

Myanmar Military Junta Says Criticisms of Executions ‘Irresponsible and Reckless’
June 08, 2022

Myanmar Military Junta Says Criticisms of Executions ‘Irresponsible and Reckless’

By Sebastian Strangio
The junta's plans to execute four political prisoners have prompted a wave of criticism from the U.N. and foreign governments.

Fighting the Fear: The Execution of Members of Myanmar’s Opposition Must be Stopped
June 07, 2022

Fighting the Fear: The Execution of Members of Myanmar’s Opposition Must be Stopped

By Han Htoo Khant Paing and Richard Roewer
The country's military junta is seeking to erase all memory of Myanmar's pro-democracy struggle. It can't be allowed to succeed.
Myanmar Junta to Carry out Death Sentences Against Activist, NLD Lawmaker
June 06, 2022

Myanmar Junta to Carry out Death Sentences Against Activist, NLD Lawmaker

By Sebastian Strangio
The executions of democracy activist Ko Jimmy and former NLD lawmaker Phyo Zayar Thaw will likely be the first of many to come.

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