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France’s Total Backs Sanctions on Myanmar Oil and Gas Revenues
January 21, 2022

France’s Total Backs Sanctions on Myanmar Oil and Gas Revenues

By Sebastian Strangio
The shift is a major breakthrough for activists seeking to strangle the military government's main source of revenue.

Investors Spooked by Myanmar Crisis as Economy Braces for Free Fall
October 20, 2021

Investors Spooked by Myanmar Crisis as Economy Braces for Free Fall

By Dominic Oo and John Liu
The February coup has rapidly unwound a decade of economic progress, while foreign investors are headed for the exits.
An Italian Job in Myanmar
September 01, 2021

An Italian Job in Myanmar

By Luke Hunt
The EIA report finds Italian companies continue illicit teak trade with Myanmar

Myanmar’s Generals Are Struggling to Tell Their Story
July 19, 2021

Myanmar’s Generals Are Struggling to Tell Their Story

By Luke Hunt
Big lie campaigns don’t come cheap, as a spin doctor takes his leave 

Myanmar: Sanctions Are the Key to a Democratic Future
July 16, 2021

Myanmar: Sanctions Are the Key to a Democratic Future

By Tin Tun Naing
To compel the military to change, Western governments need to go after the income that helps sustain it.

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Junta
July 05, 2021

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Myanmar’s Military Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement followed reports that security forces killed at least 25 people in central Myanmar.

Can Sanctions Work in Myanmar?
May 21, 2021

Can Sanctions Work in Myanmar?

By Tom Fawthrop
Sanctions and mass boycotts have hurt the junta and driven investors away. Could stronger steps actually bring down the regime?
With Coordinated Announcement, Western Nations Ramp up Myanmar Sanctions
May 18, 2021

With Coordinated Announcement, Western Nations Ramp up Myanmar Sanctions

By Sebastian Strangio
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the U.S. will “continue to promote accountability for those responsible for the coup."

Myanmar’s Generals Aren’t Going Anywhere
May 03, 2021

Myanmar’s Generals Aren’t Going Anywhere

By George McLeod
As sanctions are reimposed, the country's old business elite is slowly clawing back the ground lost during a decade of reform.

Western Governments Intensify Diplomatic Pressure on Myanmar Junta
March 22, 2021

Western Governments Intensify Diplomatic Pressure on Myanmar Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
As Myanmar's junta digs in, the ultimate end goal of the growing international pressure remains unclear.

UN Security Council Urges Myanmar Junta to Exercise ‘Utmost Restraint’
March 11, 2021

UN Security Council Urges Myanmar Junta to Exercise ‘Utmost Restraint’

By Sebastian Strangio
The move came the day that the U.S. government imposed a third round of sanctions on Myanmar's military.

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