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US Journalist Jailed in Myanmar for Nearly 6 Months Freed
November 16, 2021

US Journalist Jailed in Myanmar for Nearly 6 Months Freed

By Grant Peck and David Rising
Danny Fenster, an American journalist sentenced to 11 years last week, was freed on Monday.

Former US Diplomat Bill Richardson Meets Myanmar Leader
November 02, 2021

Former US Diplomat Bill Richardson Meets Myanmar Leader

By Grant Peck
Myanmar's health care system is largely broken amid widespread resistance to the military's February coup. Richardson was in the country to discuss delivery of humanitarian aid.
US, China, Russia Join Asia Summit Amid Regional Disputes
October 27, 2021

US, China, Russia Join Asia Summit Amid Regional Disputes

By Eileen Ng and Niniek Karmini
There is no shortage of challenges in Asia these days, from the pandemic, to Myanmar to increasing U.S.-China tensions.

US Leadership Could Change Course of Myanmar’s Human Rights Crisis
October 22, 2021

US Leadership Could Change Course of Myanmar’s Human Rights Crisis

By Carolyn Nash
A U.S.-led coalition that intensifies this pressure could change the course of Myanmar’s protracted human rights disaster. 

Lawyer: Myanmar Ex-president Testifies He Refused to Resign
October 14, 2021

Lawyer: Myanmar Ex-president Testifies He Refused to Resign

By Grant Peck
Former President Win Myint reportedly testified that he would “rather die” than resign as the Myanmar military had demanded. 

Myanmar Court Moves Venue for Australian’s Trial Under Secrets Law
September 15, 2021

Myanmar Court Moves Venue for Australian’s Trial Under Secrets Law

By Grant Peck
Australian Sean Turnell was charged along with Suu Kyi and three former Cabinet ministers on charges of violating Myanmar’s official secrets law.

Myanmar’s Democratic Vision Depends on Including Rohingya, Other Ethnic Minorities
June 25, 2021

Myanmar’s Democratic Vision Depends on Including Rohingya, Other Ethnic Minorities

By Wai Wai Nu
“We will never be free until all of us are free.”
New Highs in Narcotics From Myanmar Flooding Assam
June 22, 2021

New Highs in Narcotics From Myanmar Flooding Assam

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Brown sugar, Heroin no 4 and Yaba top the narcotics flowing into India from Myanmar

Stranded, Stateless, Imprisoned: How Asia is Failing Rohingya Children
June 17, 2021

Stranded, Stateless, Imprisoned: How Asia is Failing Rohingya Children

By Hassan Noor
No child, wherever they are, should grow up living in fear. 

Myanmar Puts Aung San Suu Kyi on Trial on Charges Critics Call Bogus
June 15, 2021

Myanmar Puts Aung San Suu Kyi on Trial on Charges Critics Call Bogus

By Grant Peck
Aung San Suu Kyi's prosecution poses yet another major setback for Myanmar.

Report Says Myanmar Internet a ‘Virtual Battlefield’
May 18, 2021

Report Says Myanmar Internet a ‘Virtual Battlefield’

By Elaine Kurtenbach
The Myanmar military is developing an "intranet" for inside the country that allows mobile access only to approved, or "whitelisted" applications.
Japan’s Ambivalent Diplomacy in Myanmar
May 13, 2021

Japan’s Ambivalent Diplomacy in Myanmar

By Daisuke Akimoto
Given its political and economic influence over the Myanmar military, the Japanese government can do more to help the international community pursue non-military R2P options.

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