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What’s the Deal With Myanmar’s New Coast Guard?
October 21, 2021

What’s the Deal With Myanmar’s New Coast Guard?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though the new service marks the realization of a years-long quest, many questions remain about its future direction and evolution.

Myanmar Junta Releases Thousands Detained for Anti-Coup Protests
October 20, 2021

Myanmar Junta Releases Thousands Detained for Anti-Coup Protests

By Sebastian Strangio
The move followed on the heels of ASEAN's decision to uninvite regime chief Min Aung Hlaing from its upcoming summit.
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.

ASEAN to Exclude Myanmar’s Leader From Summit in Key Rebuke
October 16, 2021

ASEAN to Exclude Myanmar’s Leader From Summit in Key Rebuke

By Eileen Ng
The move follows the military government's repeated stalling and lack of cooperation on the implementation of a regional peace plan.

ASEAN Envoy Cancels Planned Myanmar Trip Due to Junta Stonewalling
October 15, 2021

ASEAN Envoy Cancels Planned Myanmar Trip Due to Junta Stonewalling

By Sebastian Strangio
ASEAN's patience with the junta is wearing thin. But can it muster the consensus necessary to take a harder line?

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.
Malaysia Threatens to Open Talks With Myanmar Opposition Forces
October 07, 2021

Malaysia Threatens to Open Talks With Myanmar Opposition Forces

By Sebastian Strangio
Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah once again condemned the junta's lack of cooperation on the implementation of an ASEAN consensus agreement.

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.

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.”
Foreign Governments, Experts Urge Peace After Myanmar Opposition Announces Mass Uprising
September 09, 2021

Foreign Governments, Experts Urge Peace After Myanmar Opposition Announces Mass Uprising

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Unity Government's declaration of a "people's defensive war" has raised a host of political and ethical questions.

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