Arrested on February 5, Sean Turnell awaits trial in Myanmar on charges he tried to leave the country with sensitive financial information.
Myanmar's constitution provides for an independent legal system. In practice it is anything but.
The military is escalating its pressure on protesters in Myanmar, but it’s running out of options for resolving the crisis. Bullets may not be enough to quash the opposition this time.
Myanmar is increasingly connected to the world via social media, which will make it more difficult for the country’s new military leaders to maintain social control.
Our project carried out interviews and produced animated films of brave people seeking to bring about real change.
Human rights groups have expressed concern after 1.5 million voters in ethnic minority areas were not allowed to vote, ostensibly due to continuing conflict in the regions.
The constitutional change needed to further democratise Myanmar is impossible without the military’s consent, so achieving major political transformation through the election alone seems unlikely.
Aung San Suu Kyi will rule Burma through her proxy president. They need to unite the country’s many ethnic groups.