Banning arms sales to the military regime will require concerted international action and not just empty rhetoric.
They were among six members of the Dawei Defense Team who clashed with junta forces and civilian guards at a school in Yaungmaw Village.
Critics say pausing dividends to the pipeline firm, a joint venture with regime-controlled MOGE, doesn’t go far enough, as the junta still earns money from gas projects.
Experts from the UN working group on business and human rights warned companies they risk becoming complicit in crimes if they continue to operate in Myanmar.
The UK-based Myanmar Accountability Project targets regime leaders who have committed crimes against humanity, and is not limited by compromised international mechanisms.
Coordinated international action targeting the junta’s key foreign currency earners, such as the oil and gas sector, are needed, financial experts say.
The state-owned company is the largest source of foreign revenue for the military regime.
World’s largest democracy sends mixed signals with its ambiguous stance on the military regime in Myanmar.
The 2021 coup ignores the trauma and human cost of previous military regimes.
The future independence hero met the leaders of the Indian nationalist movement and argued that armed struggle was essential against British rule.
Members of political parties, including NLD lawmakers ousted by the coup, reject the announcement as illegitimate.
Rakhine groups call on Arakan National Party to resign from the State Administrative Council as anti-coup protests increase across the country.
Unclear laws and arbitrary language have allowed the government to suppress dissent, moving the march for human rights backwards.
The political failures and media distortion that led to the current crisis in the US are challenges facing all countries with a democratic process.
Despite a lull in fighting in Rakhine, election laws and logistical problems rule out a quick rescheduled vote in disenfranchised areas, the ruling party says.