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Report Details Lavish Extent of Myanmar Junta’s Legitimation Drive
November 28, 2022

Report Details Lavish Extent of Myanmar Junta’s Legitimation Drive

By Sebastian Strangio
According to a local media report, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has bestowed titles and medals on over 3,600 individuals in a bid to legitimize his rule.

ASEAN’s Myanmar Headache Changes Hands
November 28, 2022

ASEAN’s Myanmar Headache Changes Hands

By Naw Theresa
As the bloc's chair in 2023, Indonesia will attempt to succeed where both Cambodia and Brunei have failed.
Indonesian FM Says Myanmar Military to Blame for Country’s Crisis
November 04, 2022

Indonesian FM Says Myanmar Military to Blame for Country’s Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
Retno Marsudi’s comments came ahead of an ASEAN summit at which the region's leaders will be under pressure to toughen their stance toward the military junta.

International Firms Aiding Myanmar Air Force’s Attacks on Civilians: Report
November 04, 2022

International Firms Aiding Myanmar Air Force’s Attacks on Civilians: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
The rights group Amnesty International claims that aviation fuel supply chains connect foreign companies to the military's junta's airstrikes on civilian populations.

Myanmar Junta Sentences Former NLD Lawmaker to 148 Years in Prison
November 03, 2022

Myanmar Junta Sentences Former NLD Lawmaker to 148 Years in Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
Win Myint Hlaing, 52, is just one of hundreds of former members of the National League for Democracy government that are languishing in prison.

Taking Down the Tatmadaw
October 31, 2022

Taking Down the Tatmadaw

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with journalist and Myanmar activist Scott Johnson.

Airstrikes on Concert in Northern Myanmar Kill 80, Reports Say
October 25, 2022

Airstrikes on Concert in Northern Myanmar Kill 80, Reports Say

By Sebastian Strangio
The terrifying attack in Kachin State came as a group of local civil society groups called on ASEAN to junk the bloc’s “ineffectual” five-point peace plan.
Myanmar Junta Sentences Japanese Journalist to 10 Years in Prison
October 07, 2022

Myanmar Junta Sentences Japanese Journalist to 10 Years in Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
Kubota Toru, 26, was arrested in July while photographing and filming an anti-coup protest in Yangon.

US Announces Sanctions on Myanmar Military-Linked Arms Broker
October 07, 2022

US Announces Sanctions on Myanmar Military-Linked Arms Broker

By Sebastian Strangio
Aung Moe Myint and his Dynasty International company are accused of procuring Russian-made arms from Belarus for the military.

Why Should ASEAN or Anyone Else Negotiate with the Tatmadaw?
September 28, 2022

Why Should ASEAN or Anyone Else Negotiate with the Tatmadaw?

By Luke Hunt
There is a growing consensus that the world should engage directly with the opposition National Unity Government.

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?
September 21, 2022

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The return of conflict in northern Rakhine State has brought the Arakan Army's goal of autonomy one step closer to fulfillment.
Japan to Abandon Controversial Training Program for Myanmar Cadets
September 21, 2022

Japan to Abandon Controversial Training Program for Myanmar Cadets

By Sebastian Strangio
A Defense Ministry spokesperson said that the decision was a response to the military junta's shocking execution of four political prisoners in July.

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