Myanmar’s junta wants Rohingya genocide case thrown out of International Court of Justice. Bad for justice and for accountability.

Al Jazeera INSIDE STORY: Can Myanmar return to democracy?

‘Silent’ protests on first anniversary of military coup which deposed civilian government. Myanmar’s transition to democracy ended when the military seized power a year ago. Military commander Min Aung Hlaing imposed a state of emergency and declared himself prime minister. The United Nations is describing the military government as a criminal enterprise, and demands more sanctions. Myanmar’s public institutions and the economy have collapsed and international diplomatic pressure to restore civilian rule has stalled. So how long can the army resist giving power back to the people?
Presenter: Elizabeth Puranam
Guests: Debbie Stothard – founder and coordinator of ALTSEAN-Burma, a network of organisations working on human rights and democracy in Myanmar
Ronan Lee – fellow at Loughborough University London and author of Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide (2021)
Yasmin Ullah – Rohingya human rights activist

Broadcast: 1 February 2022

Myanmar: while the world sits on its hands, people fight military junta with violence and silence

A year after a military coup, Myanmar remains mired in conflict. The country’s military, the Tatmadaw, has failed to convince most of Myanmar’s 55 million people of the legitimacy of its rule. Anti-coup resistance continues to be widespread nationwide.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT THE CONVERSATION HERE: https://theconversation.com/myanmar-while-the-world-sits-on-its-hands-people-fight-military-junta-with-violence-and-silence-175950

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to more prison time by Myanmar’s military junta

Myanmar’s Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA): An Analysis of a New Muslim Militant Group and its Strategic Communications

The article is available #openaccess here: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/perspectives-on-terrorism/archives/2021#volume-xv-issue-6

Biden Must Recognize Myanmar’s Shadow Government

Conflict in Myanmar has escalated to new highs as Myanmar’s shadow government has declared civil war against the military junta and the economy nears collapse in the wake of a deadly COVID-19 surge. The death toll rises daily, close to a thousand civilians have already lost their lives and over 7,000 political prisoners have been recently jailed. READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NEWSWEEK HERE.

Myanmar junta’s amnesty for jailed protesters is a distraction from ASEAN’s decision to exclude the country from a summit and from continuing arrests

UK Parliamentary committee calls for strong action on Myanmar

‘Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide’ reviewed