Myanmar

Destiny's Child

Three decades after Aung San Suu Kyi was first sentenced to house arrest for her fight for democracy in Myanmar, the Nobel laureate is now arguably the main obstacle to the country putting its past behind it

Eye witness to early reform in Myanmar

Department of Political and Social Change fellow, Dr Trevor Wilson releases new book providing the first ‘on the ground’ account of the sweeping change carried out by a reform-minded faction within Myanmar’s long-ruling military.

Anticipating the Struggle Against Everyday Impunity in Myanmar Through Accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand

Nick Cheeseman, Bina D'Costa and Tyrell Haberkorn, 'Anticipating the Struggle Against Everyday Impunity in Myanmar Through Accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand', Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies

The meaning of Myanmar's 2015 election - summary paper

On 13 November 2015, a closed-session roundtable was held at University of Yangon’s Department of International Relations in collaboration with The Austral

The Responsibility to Protect Norm Cluster and the Challenge of Atrocity Prevention: An Analysis of the European Union's Strategy in Myanmar

Eglantine Staunton and Jason Ralph, ‘The Responsibility to Protect Norm Cluster and the Challenge of Atrocity Prevention: An Analysis of the European Union’s Strategy in Myanmar’, Europea

Life of the Party

Seemingly unbeatable ahead of elections next year, Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party has nonetheless struggled to achieve much during nearly four years in office.

Facebook Can't Resolve Conflicts in Myanmar and Sri Lanka On Its Own

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been caught up in a whirlwind in recent months, giving congressional testimony and public statements defending Facebook against allegations that it has been too lax in combating online hate speech and disinformation.

Democracy at a Crossroads in Southeast Asia: Great Power Rivalry Meets Domestic Governance

Jonathan Stromseth and Hunter Marston, ‘Democracy at a Crossroads in Southeast Asia: Great Power Rivalry Meets Domestic Governance’, Policy Brief, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, February 20

Myanmar Faces Crossroads as Military Tightens Hold on Civilian Government

A spokesperson from Myanmar's presidential office rejected a UN fact-finding report issued on Monday.

The Hate Speech Threat to the 2020 Election

Online hate speech and fake news in the run-up to the next general election will make 2020 a dangerous year for Myanmar.

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