...how to divide power between the NUG and the ethnic states, and protect sub-minorities within minority states?
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.
A group of academics is urging the Federal Government to grant humanitarian protection visas to a small cohort of gifted students.
...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.
Myanmar CSOs have experience providing aid in the border areas and social capital with the war on community.
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.
Humanitarian work without the recognition of the CDM will provoke public distrust and rejection.
Dr Ni Win Zaw’s vision and commitment to development of education will take considerable time to replace.
The health response has been repeatedly undermined and hampered by the authoritarian tendencies of coup leaders.
...with COVID-19, and a coup, predicting the course of Myanmar’s future may best be put in the hands of the astrologers.
When an orphan’s extended family fails lamentably, fortunately there is an alternative: turning to your friends. Civil society groups in Southeast Asia increasingly see the combat for Myanmar’s democracy as their own.
While it appears that the military has not changed much over the last decade, the country and its people certainly have.
Has the coup has brought these groups closer together or deepened disunity, and reduced the likelihood of the formation of the federal army?
As their travel documents expire Myanmar migrants risk becoming undocumented and excluded from legal protections by shortcomings in both Myanmar and Thai migration policies.
Buddhist nationalism, allegiances to the people and anti-Islamic sentiment complicate monks' attitudes.
...an outpouring of passionate anger and disappointment, and a hardening resolve not to be cowed.
ASEAN has raised the bar for pushing dialogue in Myanmar: it will be a test for ASEAN's credibility to implement the consensus for real change in Myanmar.
What do nascent solidarities mean for the future of ethno-religious minorities in a post-coup Myanmar?
The capacity of R2P is limited, and the decision-making process is fraught with political gamesmanship.
Elements of the weaponry and violence deployed are not only related to systems and structures but also to the reproduction of logics and techniques of control.