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As International Justice Fails, Solidarity Must Prevail

As International Justice Fails, Solidarity Must Prevail

By Dustin Barter and Leen Fouad
From Gaza to Myanmar, the current constellations of geopolitics pose one of the most significant barriers to justice.

Myanmar Junta Launches Crackdown on Gold, Currency Traders

Myanmar Junta Launches Crackdown on Gold, Currency Traders

By Sebastian Strangio
The massive gap between the black market and official rates for the kyat has created lucrative opportunities for arbitrage.
Tin Oo, Former General and Founder of Myanmar’s NLD, Dies at 97

Tin Oo, Former General and Founder of Myanmar’s NLD, Dies at 97

By Sebastian Strangio
During his long career, Tin Oo played important roles on both sides of the struggle between the military and the pro-democracy movement.

An End to Myanmar’s Civil War? A Conversation With Paul Greening

An End to Myanmar’s Civil War? A Conversation With Paul Greening

By Luke Hunt
Greening says anti-regime forces could capture the Irrawaddy Basin and eventually declare victory over the junta.

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.

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ASEAN Envoy Travels to Myanmar, Meets Military Junta Chief

ASEAN Envoy Travels to Myanmar, Meets Military Junta Chief

By Sebastian Strangio
Alounkeo Kittikhoun and Min Aung Hlaing discussed Myanmar's representation within ASEAN and the bloc’s provision of humanitarian aid to the country.

Fight or Concede, Myanmar’s Junta Must Decide

Fight or Concede, Myanmar’s Junta Must Decide

By Luke Hunt
Calm has returned to the Thai border after fighting last month. But some sources say the military is gearing up for a major counteroffensive on Myawaddy.
Myanmar’s National Unity Government Must Be Doing Something Right

Myanmar’s National Unity Government Must Be Doing Something Right

By Than N. Oo
While the country's shadow opposition has attracted criticism, it has made significant gains on both the political and diplomatic fronts.

Mapping Territorial Control in Post-Coup Myanmar: Flawed by Design?

Mapping Territorial Control in Post-Coup Myanmar: Flawed by Design?

By Han Ya
Attempts to map the areas controlled by the military junta and its various opponents frequently obscure more than they reveal.

Ethnic Resistance Group Claims Capture of Hundreds of Soldiers in Western Myanmar

Ethnic Resistance Group Claims Capture of Hundreds of Soldiers in Western Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
The Arakan Army claims that it has overrun the 15th Military Operations Command headquarters in northern Rakhine State.

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 Junta Bans Men From Overseas Work in Bid to Stymie Draft Dodgers

Myanmar Junta Bans Men From Overseas Work in Bid to Stymie Draft Dodgers

By Sebastian Strangio
The enforcement of the People’s Military Service Law has prompted thousands of young people to flee the country.

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