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INTERVIEW: ‘We need help’ – Myanmar civil society two years after the military coup
A young democracy activist who’s been forced to flee Myanmar reflects on the current state of civil society.
COVID-19 and China’s attempts to build a health silk road to Myanmar
China’s ‘vaccine diplomacy’ in Myanmar relates to China’s longer-term geo-economic and geopolitical interests.
Myanmar’s human rights crisis justifies foregoing neutrality for a solidarity-based approach to humanitarianism
The human rights crisis in Myanmar justifies a solidarity-based approach to the provision of international aid.
How activists are using Facebook in Myanmar for democratic ends, but Facebook itself also facilitated hate speech
When Facebook was used in Myanmar as a platform for hate speech and organised violence against Rohingya, the company was quick to deflect blame.
WEBINAR: Human rights and democratic regression in Asia
Three experts on human rights and civil society discuss the situation in two countries which have seen recent democratic regression, Thailand and Myanmar, as well as the use of forced disappearances.