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Reversing the Coup is No Solution for Myanmar
May 13, 2021

Reversing the Coup is No Solution for Myanmar

By Michelle Onello and Akila Radhakrishnan
A return to the pre-coup status quo is not politically sustainable. What Myanmar needs is a more fundamental shift.

Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?
May 10, 2021

Myanmar’s Crisis: What Comes Next?

By Khaing Sandi Win Min
As the military's atrocities continue, Myanmar’s crisis threatens to undermine the wider region’s security.
Myanmar Junta Labels Shadow Government ‘Terrorists’
May 10, 2021

Myanmar Junta Labels Shadow Government ‘Terrorists’

By Sebastian Strangio
The designation never bodes well for the possibility of peaceful resolution to a crisis.

Under Military Rule, Myanmar Has Retreated to the Keypad Phone Age
May 06, 2021

Under Military Rule, Myanmar Has Retreated to the Keypad Phone Age

By Aika Sato
Given the protest movement's reliance on social media, the military junta has begun executing random smartphone spot checks.

Global Norms Are Under Attack in Post-Coup Myanmar
April 23, 2021

Global Norms Are Under Attack in Post-Coup Myanmar

By Aung Kyaw and Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The world's action – or inaction – will have an impact far beyond Myanmar's own borders.

What ASEAN Leaders Should Say to the Head of Myanmar’s Junta
April 20, 2021

What ASEAN Leaders Should Say to the Head of Myanmar’s Junta

By Dino Patti Djalal
At this weekend's summit, Southeast Asian leaders need to take a firm and principled stance.

Myanmar Coup Opponents Announce National Unity Government
April 19, 2021

Myanmar Coup Opponents Announce National Unity Government

By Sebastian Strangio
The move marks the beginning of a protracted struggle for the country's future.
Myanmar’s Civil War Has Already Begun
April 19, 2021

Myanmar’s Civil War Has Already Begun

By Philipp Annawitt
Here’s what the international community can and should do about it.

Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar Set for April 24
April 16, 2021

Special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar Set for April 24

By Sebastian Strangio
After weeks of planning, the long-promised emergency meeting on the crisis in Myanmar finally has a date.

In Place of New Year Festivities, Myanmar Protesters Mark the Fallen
April 15, 2021

In Place of New Year Festivities, Myanmar Protesters Mark the Fallen

By Sebastian Strangio
Some say the celebration of the Buddhist New Year would play into the junta's claim that the situation in Myanmar is returning to normal.

Myanmar’s Unsustainable Social Media Shutdown
April 12, 2021

Myanmar’s Unsustainable Social Media Shutdown

By Pete Hunt
Countries may backtrack on democracy, but never on Facebook usage.
Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises
April 12, 2021

Myanmar Sees Another Day of Bloodshed, as Armed Resistance Rises

By Sebastian Strangio
With the security forces graduating to more violent crackdowns, Myanmar is fast approaching the point of economic meltdown.

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