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Former UN Leader Presses for ‘Strong Action’ on Myanmar
April 20, 2021

Former UN Leader Presses for ‘Strong Action’ on Myanmar

By Jennifer Peltz
Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon exhorted the U.N. Security Council to act immediately.

Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests
April 15, 2021

Myanmar Charges Doctors Over Civil Disobedience Protests

By Associated Press
Doctors, nurses, and medical students have marched and joined strikes to show their opposition to the military coup.
After Myanmar’s Military Coup, Arakan Army Accelerates Implementation of the ‘Way of Rakhita’
April 14, 2021

After Myanmar’s Military Coup, Arakan Army Accelerates Implementation of the ‘Way of Rakhita’

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
Despite its support for the national protest movement, various factors have contributed to the armed group’s relative silence since the coup.

Myanmar Junta Charges Celebrities With Promoting Protests
April 06, 2021

Myanmar Junta Charges Celebrities With Promoting Protests

By Associated Press
Myanmar’s ruling junta published a list of actors, actresses, musicians, and social media influencers it accuses of threatening stability by sharing news.

Should UN Intervention in Myanmar Be Off the Table? 
April 02, 2021

Should UN Intervention in Myanmar Be Off the Table? 

By David Hutt
The situation in Myanmar is worsening and the international community, although with good intentions, is standing, slack-jawed, watching events pass it by.

Samantha Power Is Myanmar’s Best Hope for US Support
March 26, 2021

Samantha Power Is Myanmar’s Best Hope for US Support

By Carolyn Nash
As protests intensify in Myanmar, the civil disobedience movement should look to Power as their best avenue to secure greater international support. 

Attacks on Chinese-run Factories in Myanmar Vex Beijing
March 16, 2021

Attacks on Chinese-run Factories in Myanmar Vex Beijing

By Sam McNeil and Fu Ting
The attacks on Myanmar's garment factories have injected an extra complication into an already very complex situation. 
Myanmar Cracked Down Brutally on Protests. It May Get Worse.
March 06, 2021

Myanmar Cracked Down Brutally on Protests. It May Get Worse.

By Associated Press
Myanmar's military is banking on the world going no further than “harsh words, some economic sanctions and travel bans.”

Restoring Ties by Restoring Monuments: Indian Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
February 22, 2021

Restoring Ties by Restoring Monuments: Indian Diplomacy in Southeast Asia

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Conservation of sacred sites is an important aspect of India’s diplomacy toward Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos.

Woman Shot During Protest Against Myanmar Coup Dies
February 19, 2021

Woman Shot During Protest Against Myanmar Coup Dies

By Associated Press
Shot last week by police during a demonstration in Naypyitaw, Mya Thwet Thwet Khine died Friday.

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar
December 24, 2020

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar

By Gus Miclat
For a multicultural society like Myanmar, the greatest test of democracy is whether the government treats its minorities equal to the majority.
Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island
December 04, 2020

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island

By Associated Press
International aid agencies and the U.N. have vehemently opposed the relocation since it was first proposed in 2015

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