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Australia has been criticised for not doing enough in reaction to Myanmar’s coup. It has been urged to impose targeted sanctions and be more active in its diplomacy through face-to-face meetings and shuttle diplomacy.
Melissa Conley Tyler, University of Melbourne
The Tatmadaw is fighting to wrest control of local administration, but many of its appointed officials have been hobbled by fierce, and sometimes violent, opposition.
Bitter divisions in the Mon Unity Party (MUP) after the February over a majority vote in support of engagement with the junta’s SAC triggering outage from some senior MUP stalwarts, has led to the formation of new alliance of Mon anti-coup groups to be known as the Mon Affairs Organization
Myat Thwin Oo (Hintha)
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has long failed to meet its aspirations of supporting the rule of law and human rights, instead emphasizing to a fault the principle of non-interference in the “internal affairs” of its members – even when these internal affairs entail mass atrocity crimes.
Vanessa Chong and Tanyalak Thongyoojaroen
She entered her first two contests final 12 months, nervous and enthusiastic about what to anticipate. But she in the end walked away topped Miss Universe Myanmar, and this week is competing at the world pageant in Florida.
Myanmar's brutal army, or the Tatmadaw, has pounded the Mindat town in the country's Chin state bordering India's Mizoram state with artillery fire in an unusual escalation of repression.
Indo-Asian News Service (IANS)
Beaten, kicked in the groin and threatened with sexual violence -- a young Myanmar teenager detained by the junta's security forces has described the treatment suffered by some women and girls behind bars.
Agence France-Presse (AFP)
The contribution will help WFP provide assistance to some 600,000 people in Yangon Region. Food rations will be delivered directly into the hands of vulnerable families as part of WFP’s new operation for 2 million people in the poorest townships of Myanmar’s urban areas
The project was among 15 new investments announced by the regime’s Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).
Everyone wants a sustainable life, a sustainable economy, a sustainable environment and a sustainable country. For the people of Myanmar, however, those ambitions were dashed when the military staged a coup on Feb. 1.