...how to divide power between the NUG and the ethnic states, and protect sub-minorities within minority states?
Losing the position will end an important legacy of language scholarship and close opportunities for scholars interested in broader Burma/Myanmar studies.
As political space contracts, the role for informal networks or coalitions expands.
The fact that dirty money needs to be cleaned provides opportunities for law enforcement agencies in ASEAN to collectively monitor drug lords and drug traffickers.
Social media dissidence has likely facilitated a civil disobedience movement with greater grassroots support than ever—a development that the Tatmadaw might find difficult to halt.
Digital activism, identity, and transnational contentious politics
A group of academics is urging the Federal Government to grant humanitarian protection visas to a small cohort of gifted students.
Saha brings together the emerging field of animal studies with the more established field of postcolonial studies.
...movements signify the transformative potential of people’s power & its inherent precarity; state responses to protestors’ demands range widely...
Empirical data is not politically neutral, nor does it speak for itself. Divorced from its original context, it can cause harm.
By intentionally devising concealment strategies that maintain the core messages...research participants demonstrate their commitment to continue producing critical information while avoiding punishment.
Myanmar CSOs have experience providing aid in the border areas and social capital with the war on community.
Literati and politicians have constructed a virtual Shan state that lives on in popular media, rock music, and Buddhist ritual.
Military officials have vowed to “learn to walk with only a few friends”, and weather international isolation and economic sanctions.
ထိုးစစ်များအတွင်း အစုလိုက်အပြုံလိုက် သတ်ဖြတ်ခြင်းများအပါအဝင် လက်နက်မဲ့ အရပ်သားများကို ပစ်မှတ်ထားသတ်ဖြတ်ခြင်းနှင့် ထိခိုက်ဒဏ်ရာရစေခြင်းများကို ကျွန်ုပ်တို့ ရှုတ်ချသည်။
We deplore the targeted killing and maiming of unarmed civilians, including via massacres during recent military offensives launched in many parts of the country.
In the midst of the Spring Revolution, new opportunities arise for climate justice.
Past attempts to attain palm oil self-sufficiency resulted in widespread extortion and the theft of lands from local communities around the country.
Humanitarian work without the recognition of the CDM will provoke public distrust and rejection.
"...I see great value in capturing women’s stories in a rich and encompassing way."
These case studies analyse both the psychological and communal effects of violence and natural disasters and how communities attempt to overcome their effects.
"I saw for the first time that Buddhist philosophy was connected to daily struggles and politics at a very fundamental level."
Dr Ni Win Zaw’s vision and commitment to development of education will take considerable time to replace.
Throughout the update, the importance of targeting any sanctions imposed by the international community was also emphasised.