Demonstrations and a deadly crackdown have roiled the nation since a Feb. 1 coup brought back full military rule following years of quasi-democracy.
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.
Analysts say army chief Min Aung Hlaing determined to sideline hugely popular leader and reshape politics free of her influence.
Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption by the country’s military junta, state media reported Thursday, adding to a raft of legal cases against the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
(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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
COOPERATION FOR BUILDING A FEDERAL DEMOCRACY, UNITY, PEACE & STABILITY FOR MYANMARThe goal of the Ministry of International Cooperation is the building of a Federal Democratic Union of Myanmar, and the facilitation of peace, unity, clear communication and cooperation between all of the Ministries of the Federal Union of Myanmar, the Citizens of the Union, […]
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 […]