When a country changes its name or requests changes to the spelling of its name, there are almost always political motives.
Myanmar’s opposition parties and ethnic separatists have formed a united front against the military junta.
Myanmar’s two-year resistance to the brutal military regime barely registers in the West. But Ukraine shows that Western military force can be successfully used to support a democracy under siege.
Canada’s new Indo-Pacific strategy must include providing assistance to Rohingya women who have suffered sexual violence.
Sean Turnell was jailed for the ‘crime’ of doing an economist’s job, which is trying to make people’s lives better. Here’s how he was freed – and what comes next.
An undemocratic Myanmar serves no one’s interests except China.
While we should be extremely thankful that some political prisoners are being released from Myanmar’s jails, we should also recognise they should never have been there in the first place.
Having already spent 20 months in a prison, Aung San Syy Kyi’s Australian economic advisor is due for release in January 2024.
Indonesia could initiate and encourage a military-to-military engagement with Myanmar, so that Myanmar can consider the example of Indonesia’s military reform.
The killings are a tragic reminder of the costs of last year’s coup, and they’re exacerbating the pressures being felt by the regime at home and abroad.
The execution of four activists and opposition politicians is another part of the junta’s campaign of violence and repression in Myanmar.
Myanmar’s military junta is losing some control over the country, but its execution of four high-profile leaders and prisoners sends a warning to Myanmar citizens and the rest of the world.
This week’s executions have reminded the world about what’s happening under the generals. It’s time for Australian policy to change
Countries have used starvation as a war strategy for centuries, historically without being prosecuted. Three experts on hunger and humanitarian relief call for holding perpetrators accountable.
The decolonisation process was to take place rapidly during the reign of Elizabeth II.
ASEAN has thus far been ineffectual, while China has leverage but has failed to act. If a negotiated end to the crisis is to happen, who will take the lead?
With the regime’s brutality on daily display, peaceful protests have largely been abandoned. Unless there’s a negotiated settlement, Myanmar looks headed for a long and bloody civil war.
One year after the military coup, a possible return to executions threatens the lives of dozens of political prisoners.
Millions are expected to stay home in a ‘silent strike’ againt the junta, while the country teeters of the edge of collapse.
Will the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, known as ASEAN, start taking tougher stances against authoritarian and military regimes? Its recent treatment of Myanmar’s military ruler is promising.