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Myanmar Military, Resistance Alliance Sign China-Brokered Agreement

Myanmar Military, Resistance Alliance Sign China-Brokered Agreement

By Sebastian Strangio
The two sides have promised to pull back forces from frontline positions and safeguard Chinese interests in northern Shan State.

Myanmar’s NUG Condemns Military Conscription Drive, Vows to Resist

Myanmar’s NUG Condemns Military Conscription Drive, Vows to Resist

By Sebastian Strangio
The resistance group said that the public "is not required to comply" with the February 10 order.
A New Era is Dawning For the People of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

A New Era is Dawning For the People of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
After years of conflict and ethnic cleansing, recent military gains by the Arakan Army have opened up fresh possibilities for the region's future.

Myanmar Junta to Begin Enforcing Military Conscription Law

Myanmar Junta to Begin Enforcing Military Conscription Law

By Sebastian Strangio
The move speaks to the military's desperation to replenish its ranks and reverse its recent battlefield losses.

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

Myanmar’s Conflict Takes Its Toll on Popular Coastal Resort Town

By Jan Olson
On Ngapali Beach, the sands are deserted, the hotels stand empty, and many locals are struggling to make ends meet.

Myanmar Junta Again Extends State of Emergency Ahead of Coup Anniversary

Myanmar Junta Again Extends State of Emergency Ahead of Coup Anniversary

By Sebastian Strangio
With resistance forces gaining ground across the country, the military's plans to hold elections later this year are looking increasingly delusional.

Three Years After the Myanmar Coup, Women Human Rights Defenders Remain at the Forefront

Three Years After the Myanmar Coup, Women Human Rights Defenders Remain at the Forefront

By Naw Hser Hser and Maggi Quadrini
Many women activists and revolutionaries are working to ensure that the fall of the military will also lead to a revolution in gender equality.
Myanmar Junta Sends Representative to ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Myanmar Junta Sends Representative to ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

By Sebastian Strangio
Marlar Than Htaik, the permanent secretary of the junta's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is attending this week's two-day retreat in Laos.

Myanmar Court Sets March Auction for Imprisoned Leader’s Villa

Myanmar Court Sets March Auction for Imprisoned Leader’s Villa

By Sebastian Strangio
The lakeside villa, where Aung San Suu Kyi spent more than 15 years under house arrest, will go under the hammer on March 20.

The Myanmar Junta: Live by the Gun, Die by the Gun?

The Myanmar Junta: Live by the Gun, Die by the Gun?

By Rahman Yaacob
Current trends suggest Myanmar’s military regime will be toppled the same way it came to power: through the use of force.

India Mulls an End to Myanmar Free Movement Border Zone

India Mulls an End to Myanmar Free Movement Border Zone

By Luke Hunt
The development comes at a time that the junta is struggling with a forced recruitment campaign.
Myanmar Military Tribunal Sentences Brigadier Generals to Death for Kokang Surrender

Myanmar Military Tribunal Sentences Brigadier Generals to Death for Kokang Surrender

By Sebastian Strangio
The sentences come at a time of growing discontent with the leadership of junta chief Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing.

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