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UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis
January 19, 2022

UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
Noeleen Heyzer said that Thailand "has an important role in preventing further deterioration of the crisis in Myanmar."

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges
January 17, 2022

Aung San Suu Kyi Hit With 5 New Corruption Charges

By Sebastian Strangio
The 76-year-old leader now faces a barrage of more than 15 criminal charges, designed to consign her to an early – and forced – retirement.
Save the Children Confirms Two Staff Killed in Myanmar Massacre
December 29, 2021

Save the Children Confirms Two Staff Killed in Myanmar Massacre

By Sebastian Strangio
The terror attack in Kayah State portends a dry season military offensive against the anti-coup resistance.

Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 4 Years
December 06, 2021

Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 4 Years

By Grant Peck
The sentences relate to just two of the more than 10 criminal charges facing the country's ousted leader.

Can Defections Take Down Myanmar’s Military?
November 05, 2021

Can Defections Take Down Myanmar’s Military?

By Robert Bociaga
The post-coup resistance movement has its sights set on toppling the Tatmadaw once and for all – including by weakening the military from within.

ASEAN Summit Opens Via Video Link, Minus Myanmar
October 26, 2021

ASEAN Summit Opens Via Video Link, Minus Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Myanmar chose not to send a delegate to the summit after the bloc voted to take coup leader Min Aung Hlaing off the guest list.

Does It Matter If Myanmar’s Junta Leader Is Banned From the ASEAN Summit?
October 22, 2021

Does It Matter If Myanmar’s Junta Leader Is Banned From the ASEAN Summit?

By David Hutt
Despite uninviting Min Aung Hlaing from the summit, it remains unclear whether the Southeast Asian bloc has a longer-term plan.
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?

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