Tag: justice for Myanmar

NUG prepares to sign Rome statute to sue the military council in International Criminal Court

In an effort to sue the military council at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the atrocities committed by the council, NUG is preparing to sign the Rome statute, NUG’s Deputy Foreign Minister U Moe Zaw Oo told at a press conference.

Beyond the Coup in Myanmar: The ASEAN Way Must Change (မြန်မာ့အရေးအတွက် R2P ဆွေးနွေးတော့မယ့် အာဆီယံအဖွဲ့)

(Editor’s Note: This article is part of a Just Security series on the Feb. 1, 2021 coup in Myanmar. The series brings together expert local and international voices on the coup and its broader context. The series is a collaboration between Just Security and the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard Law School). The Association […]

Resistance fighters forced to retreat again as regime soldiers overrun Sagaing village (ချောင်းဦးမြို့နယ်တွင် စစ်တပ်က အကြမ်းဖက်စီးနင်း၍ ရွာလုံးကျွတ် ထွက်ပြေးရ)

No fatalities have been reported but there were several injuries on either side and one resistance fighter was arrestedMyanmar military soldiers have overrun a village in Sagaing Region where resistance fighters were taking shelter after their stronghold in the nearby town of Chaung-U was crushed earlier this month. The fighters were forced to once again […]

Myanmar and a new kind of civil war

Urban dissidents trained by battle-hardened guerillas in thecountryside could make things harder for the Tatmadaw. In early 1989, I was passing through Bangkok when a friend from a Western embassy invited me to what she called “a secret meeting”. She knew that I was a Myanmar-watcher, but what interested her most was the fact that […]

DVB calls on Thailand not to deport its journalists to Myanmar DVB ( သတင်းသမားတချို့ ထိုင်းအာဏာပိုင်၏ ဖမ်းဆီးခံရ)

The three journalists and two activists are expected to appear in court on Tuesday on charges of ‘illegal entry’.Three Myanmar journalists and two activists are set to appear in a court in Thailand on Tuesday charged with “illegal entry” as the reporters’ news organisation urged the authorities not to deport them to Myanmar because their […]

Military re-opens universities but few students attend (စစ်ကျွန်ပညာရေး အလိုမရှိ)

Myanmar’s military government has this week re-opened universities, colleges and institutes for doctoral courses, masters studies (written test) and final-year undergraduate students, partly to show the country is functioning normally. But only a handful of students attended, according to witnesses and student union sources across the country. The state-run newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar […]

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