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2018/09/22 | The Interpreter
MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi Presides Over a Media Blackout
Protests broke out in Yangon last Sunday, days after Suu Kyi publicly defended the seven-year prison sentences handed down to journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.
2018/09/05 | Global Voices
MYANMAR: Outrage After Journalists Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison
The wives of the imprisoned journalists have expressed their shock at the sentence. Voices internationally and within Myanmar are reacting with horror.
2018/05/18 | TIME
60 Rohingya Babies Are Born in Refugee Camps Every Day
Only about 1 in 5 babies were delivered in medical facilities.
2018/04/23 | The Interpreter
Who Will Ultimately Be Blamed for the Rohingya Crisis?
For decades, Myanmar’s leaders have feared that they may be brought before a court to account for their actions, but the issue goes far beyond military top brass.
2018/03/26 | The Interpreter
Is Myanmar's Leadership Too Old for the Job?
The graying leadership of the ruling National League for Democracy is an impediment to real change.
2017/09/21 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Aung San Suu Kyi's Head Buried in the Sand?
Aung San Suu Kyi says she does not know why people are fleeing and 'since the fifth of September, there have been no armed clashes and there have been no clearance operations.'
2017/08/24 | Phil Robertson
Not the Time for Aung San Suu Kyi to Blink in Face of Rohingya Crisis
Myanmar needs to throw its full weight behind the commission’s recommendations, and especially not blink in dealing with the harder stuff, such as ensuring freedom of movement for all communities, prosecuting officials who use their positions to abuse rights or extort people, and ensuring humanitarian access and facing down Rakhine extremists who try to obstruct those operations and intimidate UN staffm writes Phil Robertson.
2017/07/23 | Renaud Egreteau
The Emergence of Pork Barrel Politics in Myanmar
Concerns over the waste of public money, corruption, and the entrenchment of political clientelism in Burma.
2017/04/14 | The Japan Times
Aung San Suu Kyi Marks Her First Year in Power
Aung San Suu Kyi's first year has not been easy as she continues to face a range of difficulties and admits that reforms have been slower than expected.
2017/03/15 | TIME
U.N. Warned That Myanmar May Be Trying to Expel the Rohingya Population Entirely
The Myanmar government, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has denied allegations of wrongdoing.
2016/12/09 | Malaysiakini
Suu Kyi Attacks Global Media For 'False News' On Conflict
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate calls out CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera and Singaporean broadcaster Channel News Asia.
2016/12/08 | Andrew Selth
Aung San Suu Kyi's Fall from Grace
The Lady, as she is known, is still seen as preferable to the military leaders of the past, but the euphoria of last year’s election landslide has faded, writes Andrew Selth.
2016/06/30 | Edward White
Burma: Human Rights Concerns Continue Under ‘The Lady’
'Free prisoners and dismantle the legal infrastructure of repression.' Removing authoritarian controls on freedom of speech is among the plethora of challenges facing Myanmar’s new leader.
2016/03/23 | TNL 編輯
Aung San Suu Kyi May Assume Multiple Posts in Myanmar Government
President-elect Htin Kyaw has nominated Aung San Suu Kyi for four cabinet posts, including minister of the president's office, foreign affairs, energy and education. She might end up assuming more than one post in the cabinet and become the de facto head of government to lead the country.
2016/03/16 | Jeffrey Tsai
Myanmar’s Presidential Election Chooses Htin Kyaw, Close Friend of Aung San Suu Kyi
·Htin Kyaw’s close relationship with Aung San Suu Kyi puts her effectively as the leader of Myanmar. ·Kyaw is Myanmar’s first civilian president after half a century of military rule over the country.
Protestors Storm The Streets Before Xi's Visit to Vietnam
Videos posted online show scuffles between protesters and security forces in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. One person with a bloodied face is heard shouting, “This is the bloodstain of Xi Jinping! I was beaten up because of Xi Jinping.”