Myanmar’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement of 2015: A Critical Look at Myanmar Military’s Peace and State Building since 1962
While the country’s largest armed organization – the Tatmadaw as the country’s armed forces is known - did not trigger the initial wave of armed revolts which sprang up following the country’s independence from Britain in 1948, the military’s policies and approaches to legitimate political grievances are most certainly responsible for the subsequent proliferation and prolongation of the armed conflicts.
Borders, Divisions and Mixed Migration: Complexity and Dynamics of Myanmar Migrants’ Lives in Chiang Rai, Thailand
It is not rivers or mountain ranges that divide people’s lives, but rather the system and the societies which fail to recognise migrants as human beings (equally entitled to fundamental human rights as host communities).
Former Political Prisoners from Japan and Myanmar share experiences of interrogation and imprisonment by the genocidal military
Toru Kobuta, the 27-year-old documentary filmmaker from Tokyo, and Ko Aung (57), founding member of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions All Burma Federation of Student Unions ((ABFSU), talked about their ordeals in the hands of Myanmar’s notorious military intelligence agents.
Decades of Torture, Imprisonment and Executions of Activists and Journalists: Myanmar’s Criminal Junta and the Resistance
FORSEA is resuming its Dialogue Series on Democratic Struggles on its YouTube Channel on Monday 25th September, 2023, with a LIVE discussion with the two former political prisoners.
ASEAN is correct in condemning the Myanmar junta for its sustained and systematic uses of violence against civilians. But Indonesia, as chair, should use its position to officially designate the Myanmar junta as a terrorist organization.
ဇွန်၁၈၊ ၂၀၂၃။ မောင်ဇာနည်။
Nyi Pu Lay, the man, treated anyone who met him with respect. He was courteous, thoughtful, kind and generous with his time, talents and publications. He was modest above all, and brimming with curiosity and eagerness to learn not just about things that immediately concerned the Burmese mind, but racism, international law, democratization, transitional justice, genocide and other atrocity crimes.
Unconditional Dialogue in the Age of Myanmar “Nway Oo” Revolution: Four Problems with Aung San Suu Kyi’s “Dialogue” with the Murderous Junta
Tragically, the public will become increasingly confused as to who is providing the pro-democracy leadership or which path – revolutionary or the status quo of the Suu Kyi-military deal, which will undoubtedly be backed by ASEAN.
From Hedging to Bandwagoning: China’s Shift in Strategy in Securing Its Interests in Post-Coup Myanmar
China has taken advantage of Myanmar’s violent situation. Its economic and strategic gains are being made in blatant disregards of Myanmar’s resistance’s – and the public’s – calls for China to desist from further enabling Myanmar military.
Too Many Massacres, Too Little Prospect for Dialogue: A Sobering Voice from Eastern Myanmar’s War Zone
How feasible or realistic is the “inclusive dialogue” with Min Aung Hlaing’s coup regime? “The Burmese military has killed, tortured, maimed and displaced too many people for there to be any meaningful dialogue.” David Eubank, Founder and Leader, the Free Burma Rangers, 23/6/23,