Ex-US envoy Scot Marciel argues that the military has left no room for real negotiation; he also says Bangkok and Washington should cooperate to help refugees.
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NUG federal affairs minister and vice-chairman of the Chin National Front Dr. Salai Lian Hmung discusses why Myanmar junta can’t be trusted.
The civilian humanitarian relief minister, Dr. Win Myat Aye, tells The Irrawaddy how his ministry is helping hundreds of thousands of those displaced by junta atrocities.
Legal advisor U Khin Maung Myint says the new law will heavily overstretch the police.
The National Unity Govt is taking note of which of Myanmar’s neighbors support the people, and their stances will shape relations after the revolution succeeds, she says.
The National Unity Government’s foreign minister Daw Zin Mar Aung tells The Irrawaddy the revolution is going to win and other countries should back the winning side.
In an interview with The Irrawaddy, Dr. Miemie Winn Byrd also said the Myanmar resistance could learn some lessons from Ukraine’s effort to rally international support.
The KNU told The Irrawaddy in an interview that the junta’s administration, as well as its troops, must be targeted if the regime is to be brought down.
Human rights lawyer U Aung Htoo talks to The Irrawaddy about the ICJ genocide case and its impact on views of justice and national reconciliation in Myanmar.
Chin National Army spokesperson tells The Irrawaddy that it is crucial that resistance groups nationwide collaborate to force the regime to fight on many fronts.
Political scientist Sophal Ear shares his views on what we can expect from ASEAN chair Hun Sen as he steers the bloc’s response to the Myanmar crisis this year.
Just over one year after the regime seized power, The Irrawaddy spoke to striking civil servants about why they continue to defy military rule.
The Chin National Front talks to The Irrawaddy about how Indian rebel militias are fighting for the Myanmar military in Chin State and Sagaing Region.
U Yee Mon, the defense minister in the parallel National Unity Government, says he expects increasing numbers of military defections bringing more weapons this year.
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