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

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 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.

Two Journalists are Free. But Democracy in Myanmar is Deteriorating

On Tuesday, two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters journalists, Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, finally emerged from prison after 511 days behind bars.

Myanmar’s Electoral System: Reviewing the 2010 and 2012 Elections and Looking Ahead to the 2015 General Elections

Hunter Marston, ‘Myanmar’s Electoral System: Reviewing the 2010 and 2012 Elections and Looking Ahead to the 2015 General Elections’, Asian Journal of Political Science, 21(3) 2013: 268-84.

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