Detained yet again by the generals who despise her, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s only ‘mistake’ has been to honor her commitment to the people who chose her as their leader.
The detained State Counselor is a global force for democracy. We must stand with—and for—her and the people of her country.
The current regime leader is going even further than his predecessors in trying to bury the country’s most popular party; he will be even less successful.
Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing also acknowledges in a TV interview that the opposition caught him by surprise.
The regime’s election body repeated its claim that the party, whose landslide 2020 election win has been endorsed by international poll monitors, ‘rigged’ the vote.
He shattered the country and forever disgraced the military to get his hands on the reins of political power, but how long can Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing hold on to them?
From Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to elected lawmakers to civil servants to anti-regime protesters, nearly 4,000 are still being detained and arrest warrants have been issued for another 1
As peaceful protest hardens into resistance—albeit with makeshift weapons—and ethnic armies side with the people, all-out war appears increasingly unavoidable.
There is plenty of blame to go around, and all involved share a responsibility to resolve the crisis.
A former Australian ambassador argues that the lessons of history and the changes in Myanmar society show the junta can’t win in the long run.
Will the current transition lead Myanmar back into authoritarian rule, or is the country on the verge of finally breaking its historical cycle of thwarted opportunities?
The individual priorities of the grouping’s members were on display at its recent foreign ministers’ meeting on Myanmar.
Protecting the Tatmadaw’s ruthless generals as they oppress their own people is a tradition among Southeast Asian leaders; sadly, little appears to have changed.
The arrests came just hours before the scheduled opening of the new, NLD-dominated Parliament; party spokesman says military may try to force official handover of power.
Will Myanmar see another coup? The answer depends on whether the military’s views have evolved beyond those that drove Gen. Ne Win to seize power over half a century ago.