Mynamar Update 2021

Profile: Hunter Marston on shifting from Buddhist philosophy to politics in Myanmar

"I saw for the first time that Buddhist philosophy was connected to daily struggles and politics at a very fundamental level."

Politics first, economy second: a review of the 2021 Myanmar Economic Update

Throughout the update, the importance of targeting any sanctions imposed by the international community was also emphasised.

The election, the pandemic, and the coup: insights from the 2021 Myanmar Update

The health response has been repeatedly undermined and hampered by the authoritarian tendencies of coup leaders.

Reflections on the 2021 Myanmar Update in troubled times

...with COVID-19, and a coup, predicting the course of Myanmar’s future may best be put in the hands of the astrologers.

Myanmar Update 2021: Twin crises – COVID-19 and the coup

While it appears that the military has not changed much over the last decade, the country and its people certainly have.