In Part 1 of a 2-part series by Real Stories Not Tales (RSNT), Mai Lay speaks about his experience in Kachin state.
Francesca Chiu discusses how the post-coup struggles faced by Myanmar’s youth affect social cohesion.
Anders Kirstein Moeller proposes that the coup d’état on February 1, 2021 can be better understood as a factionalist power grab, with implications for how analysts look at the ongoing crisis in Myanmar.
Julian (pseudonym) outlines China’s geostrategic calculations and ambitions in Myanmar. Read the Burmese version here.
This is Part Two of a two-part interview with the newly-appointed Minister of Human Rights for the National Unity Government, U Aung Myo Min.
This is Part One of a two-part interview with the newly appointed Minister of Human Rights for the National Unity Government, U Aung Myo Min.
Mi Chan (pseudonym) argues that Yale should assess its links to the Myanmar military.
Stefan Bächtold argues that calling Myanmar a ‘failed state’ could reinforce the Tatmadaw’s narratives and undermine the protest movements.
Kyaw Hsan Hlaing and Emily Fishbein argue that Myanmar’s media climate is dire under the junta but press freedoms in Rakhine State had already unraveled.
Adam E. Howe reflects on the coup as an attempt to establish a Thai-style “disciplined democracy”.