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Report Details Lavish Extent of Myanmar Junta’s Legitimation Drive
November 28, 2022

Report Details Lavish Extent of Myanmar Junta’s Legitimation Drive

By Sebastian Strangio
According to a local media report, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has bestowed titles and medals on over 3,600 individuals in a bid to legitimize his rule.

Taking Down the Tatmadaw
October 31, 2022

Taking Down the Tatmadaw

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with journalist and Myanmar activist Scott Johnson.
Graft Convictions Extend Aung San Suu Kyi’s Prison Term to 26 Years
October 12, 2022

Graft Convictions Extend Aung San Suu Kyi’s Prison Term to 26 Years

By Grant Peck
New convictions extend the NLD leader's prison term, an effort critics of the military government say is designed to keep her from contesting elections planned for 2023.

Why Should ASEAN or Anyone Else Negotiate with the Tatmadaw?
September 28, 2022

Why Should ASEAN or Anyone Else Negotiate with the Tatmadaw?

By Luke Hunt
There is a growing consensus that the world should engage directly with the opposition National Unity Government.

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?
September 21, 2022

Fighting in Maungdaw: A Strategic Turning Point in Western Myanmar?

By Kyaw Hsan Hlaing
The return of conflict in northern Rakhine State has brought the Arakan Army's goal of autonomy one step closer to fulfillment.

Japan to Abandon Controversial Training Program for Myanmar Cadets
September 21, 2022

Japan to Abandon Controversial Training Program for Myanmar Cadets

By Sebastian Strangio
A Defense Ministry spokesperson said that the decision was a response to the military junta's shocking execution of four political prisoners in July.

Report Claims 38 Singapore-Based Firms Supplying Myanmar’s Military
August 12, 2022

Report Claims 38 Singapore-Based Firms Supplying Myanmar’s Military

By Sebastian Strangio
In a new report, Justice For Myanmar names 116 companies that are supplying arms to the Tatmadaw, including 38 from the city-state.
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?

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists
May 25, 2022

Japan-Trained Myanmar Air Force Officer Took Part in Bombing Raids: Activists

By Sebastian Strangio
According to Human Rights Watch and Justice for Myanmar, Lt. Col. Hlwan Moe was hosted by Tokyo's Air Command and Staff College in 2016-17.

Is the Ukraine War Boosting China’s Influence in Myanmar?
April 27, 2022

Is the Ukraine War Boosting China’s Influence in Myanmar?

By Patrick Dupont
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has distracted it from a burgeoning partnership – including arms sales – with Myanmar’s junta. Will Beijing fill the gap?

How the Coup Shattered the Image of Myanmar’s Military
April 21, 2022

How the Coup Shattered the Image of Myanmar’s Military

By Tun Myint
The Tatmadaw has slid from a repressive to a repugnant institution in public opinion.
Myanmar Coup Leader Pledges to ‘Annihilate’ Those Opposing his Government
March 28, 2022

Myanmar Coup Leader Pledges to ‘Annihilate’ Those Opposing his Government

By Sebastian Strangio
Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing's comments came on the anniversary of the bloodiest crackdown on those protesting last February's coup.

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