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Myanmar’s Executions Have Turned the Country’s Struggle Into a Zero-Sum Game 
August 19, 2022

Myanmar’s Executions Have Turned the Country’s Struggle Into a Zero-Sum Game 

By Minn Tent Bo
The recent resumption of executions has pushed the resistance movement in Myanmar into a zero-sum game with the military from which there can be no going back. 

The ICC Must Engage With Myanmar’s Democratic Government and Hold the Junta to Account
August 17, 2022

The ICC Must Engage With Myanmar’s Democratic Government and Hold the Junta to Account

By John Dugard, Chris Gunness, Tommy Thomas, Yuyun Wahyuningrum, and Ralph Wilde
There is no way the people of Myanmar will find justice in national courts. The international community must act. 
Myanmar Executions Revive Pressure for More Sanctions
August 15, 2022

Myanmar Executions Revive Pressure for More Sanctions

By Elaine Kurtenback
The U.S. Senate is inching toward passage of the Burma Act, which would pave the way for sanctions on Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE).

‘The Sacrifice Zone’: Myanmar Bears Cost of Green Energy
August 09, 2022

‘The Sacrifice Zone’: Myanmar Bears Cost of Green Energy

By Dake Kang, Victoria Milko, and Lori Hinnant
Just as dirty rare earths trickle down the supply chains of companies, they also slip through the cracks of regulation.

No End in Sight: 18 Months of Military Rule in Myanmar
July 27, 2022

No End in Sight: 18 Months of Military Rule in Myanmar

By Ankit Panda
What is the state of Myanmar’s complex internal insurgency and how has the international response evolved since the January 2021 coup?

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Testifies in Election Fraud Trial
July 15, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Testifies in Election Fraud Trial

By Kiko Rosario
A conviction could lead to her party being dissolved and unable to participate in a new election the military has promised will take place in 2023.

Ethnic Armed Groups Eye Post-coup Myanmar
May 31, 2022

Ethnic Armed Groups Eye Post-coup Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
What are the chances for a liberated Myanmar with more autonomy for ethnic groups?
Strife in Myanmar Curbs Traditional New Year Celebrations
April 13, 2022

Strife in Myanmar Curbs Traditional New Year Celebrations

By Grant Peck
The coronavirus pandemic curbed celebrations for the past two years, and the military’s ouster of the elected government last year further smothered the holiday spirit.

Myanmar OKs Use of Thai Currency in Border Trade
March 16, 2022

Myanmar OKs Use of Thai Currency in Border Trade

By Elaine Kurtenbach
Seeking to limit Myanmar’s reliance on the U.S. dollar in trade, the military-led administration has agreed to accept Thai baht and plans a similar arrangement to accept Indian rupees.

Bay of Bengal Countries Need to Pay Closer Attention to the Climate-Security Nexus
February 26, 2022

Bay of Bengal Countries Need to Pay Closer Attention to the Climate-Security Nexus

By Angshuman Choudhury and Siddharth Anil Nair
There is widespread global consensus on the seriousness of climate change, but we are yet to understand the full extent of its consequences on our polities and societies.

Myanmar Junta Set to Pass Draconian Cyber Security Law
January 31, 2022

Myanmar Junta Set to Pass Draconian Cyber Security Law

By Sebastian Strangio
Among the provisions is a ban on VPNs, which the population has used to circumvent state controls on social media networks like Facebook.
Myanmar Crisis and Hun Sen’s Visit: ASEAN in Disarray?
January 19, 2022

Myanmar Crisis and Hun Sen’s Visit: ASEAN in Disarray?

By Delwar Hossain
Hun Sen was the first foreign leader to visit Myanmar since the military's overthrow of the country's democratically elected government.

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