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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.

The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar
March 08, 2022

The Emergence of Civilian Resistance to Military Rule in Myanmar

By Jasper Picard
In a matter of months, the People's Defense Forces have evolved from rag-tag groups into organized, and increasingly well-armed, military outfits.

Myanmar Junta Revokes Citizenship of Opposition Figures, NUG Ministers
March 07, 2022

Myanmar Junta Revokes Citizenship of Opposition Figures, NUG Ministers

By Sebastian Strangio
Stripping dissenters of their citizenship is a tried and tested policy of Myanmar's military.

Myanmar’s Drone Wars
February 26, 2022

Myanmar’s Drone Wars

By Robert Bociaga
Myanmar’s anti-coup forces are rigging civilian drones to carry bombs, while the Tatmadaw uses UAVs for surveillance.
The Return of Military Rule in South and Southeast Asia
February 03, 2022

The Return of Military Rule in South and Southeast Asia

By Joshua Kurlantzick
Coups and military interventions are on the rise, with disastrous implications for good governance and accountability.

UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis
January 19, 2022

UN Envoy Calls on Thailand to Step Up on Myanmar Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
Noeleen Heyzer said that Thailand "has an important role in preventing further deterioration of the crisis in Myanmar."

Save the Children Confirms Two Staff Killed in Myanmar Massacre
December 29, 2021

Save the Children Confirms Two Staff Killed in Myanmar Massacre

By Sebastian Strangio
The terror attack in Kayah State portends a dry season military offensive against the anti-coup resistance.

Massacre of Civilians in Myanmar Fuels Outrage
December 27, 2021

Massacre of Civilians in Myanmar Fuels Outrage

By Tassanee Vejpongsa
The military reportedly shot and burnt over 30 civilians, including children, in Mo So village in eastern Myanmar.
Report: Myanmar Junta Restricting ‘Lifesaving’ Humanitarian Aid
December 14, 2021

Report: Myanmar Junta Restricting ‘Lifesaving’ Humanitarian Aid

By Sebastian Strangio
The junta's total war on the Myanmar population has extended to tight restrictions on vital aid to the hungry and displaced.

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