Amid mounting pressure from the international community, refusing to quash the unjust verdict of the three Kachin activists is wrong, writes analyst Joe Kumbun.
Myanmar’s conflict zones have re-emerged as centers of the international drug trade, as meth—unlike opium—doesn’t require cultivation and is not dependent on the weather.
Exercising freedom of expression is not a crime in a democratic society, yet it is in Myanmar.
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
A spate of high-profile arrests and a rising crime rate are putting the prospects for a lasting peace in Rakhine State at risk.
A day before World Mental Health Day, the AAPP’s Bo Kyi writes of the importance that individuals are taught to manage stress, especially given Myanmar’s recent political histo
We call on the govt to address two major issues, the lack of respect for the right to information and the continued existence of unjust and undemocratic laws, writes Bo Kyi.
Trust building and winning hearts are defining factors of South Korea's peace initiative and can help inspire Myanmar's own peace efforts, the Korean ambassador says.
Myanmar’s leaders should take examples from the Korean leaders’ willingness for peace, their sending of special delegations and face-to-face meetings.
A UN fact-finding mission has given the military a list of recommendations to address the Rohingya crisis. The burning question is how open it is to reform.
Bidhayak Das looks at whether the current framework agreement will hold through the finalization of a Naga peace deal.
New standard operating procedures in jails fail to address systemic issues, lingering problems and the suggestions of former political prisoners, writes Bo Kyi.
New Tatmadaw attacks against Karen civilians have again raised concerns that the peace process is doomed. Only a radical re-imagination can save it from failure.
Recent changes in NSCN-K leadership may signal yet another opportunity to involve the outfit in peace talks with India.
Andrew Ong makes the case for the international community to reach out to the UWSA and build trust.