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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’s Reprisal Attacks Amount to War Crimes, Says Rights Group
June 01, 2022

Myanmar Junta’s Reprisal Attacks Amount to War Crimes, Says Rights Group

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Amnesty International, more than 150,000 people have been displaced in Kayah and Kayin states since last year's coup.

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists
May 25, 2022

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Human Rights Watch and Justice for Myanmar, Lt. Col. Hlwan Moe was hosted by Tokyo's Air Command and Staff College in 2016-17.

How the Coup Shattered the Image of Myanmar’s Military
April 21, 2022

How the Coup Shattered the Image of Myanmar’s Military

By Tun Myint
The Tatmadaw has slid from a repressive to a repugnant institution in public opinion.
Myanmar’s Military Chief Pardons Prisoners to Mark Holiday
April 18, 2022

Myanmar’s Military Chief Pardons Prisoners to Mark Holiday

By Grant Peck
While around 1,600 prisoners have been freed, political detainees were not among those released.

Strife in Myanmar Curbs Traditional New Year Celebrations
April 13, 2022

Strife in Myanmar Curbs Traditional New Year Celebrations

By Grant Peck
The coronavirus pandemic curbed celebrations for the past two years, and the military’s ouster of the elected government last year further smothered the holiday spirit.

Myanmar’s NUG Warns China Against Engagement with ‘Illegitimate’ Junta
April 06, 2022

Myanmar’s NUG Warns China Against Engagement with ‘Illegitimate’ Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The comments followed Beijing's strongest signals of support for the military administration since last year's coup.

Myanmar Coup Leader Pledges to ‘Annihilate’ Those Opposing his Government
March 28, 2022

Myanmar Coup Leader Pledges to ‘Annihilate’ Those Opposing his Government

By Sebastian Strangio
Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing's comments came on the anniversary of the bloodiest crackdown on those protesting last February's coup.
Myanmar Army Has Committed Possible Crimes Against Humanity Since Coup, UN Says
March 17, 2022

Myanmar Army Has Committed Possible Crimes Against Humanity Since Coup, UN Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights called for "meaningful action by the international community" to resolve the country's post-coup crisis.

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