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Myanmar’s Junta Benefits from Weak International Response

Source: Human Rights Watch

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 2:15 p.m.

UN members should more stridently raise the prospect of jurisdiction over crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court. Thus far, such calls have been inadequate to press the Security Council to vote for an ICC referral.

Manny Maung, Bénédicte Jeannerod

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Junta shell kills medic in Myanmar’s Sagaing region

Source: Radio Free Asia (RFA)

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 2:06 p.m.

Su Mon Htet was treating wounded pro-democracy guerillas when she was hit

RFA Burmese

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Myanmar Junta Rewards Crony Arms Dealer With Palm Oil Plum

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 1:58 p.m.

Myanmar’s military regime has permitted the US-sanctioned Htoo Group, owned by a notorious arms dealer, to import over US$5.4 million worth of palm oil per month, according to operators in the edible oil business.

Hein Htoo Zan

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PDF Fighters Storm Myanmar Junta Base in Myinmu

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 1:53 p.m.

Four District PDF battalions from Mandalay’s Kyaukse and Myingyan and Sagaing’s Shwebo and Sagaing stormed a base guarded by 40 junta police and pro-regime militia in Htee Saung village, 

Irrawaddy

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Russian Business Chiefs Sign Tourist Deals for Myanmar Beach Resort

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 1:47 p.m.

The Russia-Myanmar Friendship Association and business owners in Myanmar signed deals for the Ngapali beach resort in Rakhine State on Saturday.

Irrawaddy

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Australia's inaction on Myanmar helps the Junta

Source: Canberra Times

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 11:45 a.m.

It has been two years since the Myanmar military coup on February 1, 2021. Yet Australia still has not sanctioned a single member of Myanmar's military or any of their business interests for widespread human rights violations since the coup

Manny Maung

Opinion paper

Perils of relying on ASEAN to sort out the Myanmar crisis

Source: Mizzima

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 11:41 a.m.

Even for those who believe the ASEAN process is working, it is not a fast process. No surprises here. ASEAN mechanisms have been shown to take time. This means we can expect the Myanmar crisis to continue through 2023 and possibly for several more years even in the “best case” scenario

Editorial

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Yet another Myanmar church hit by army shelling

Source: Union of Catholic Asian News

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 11:36 a.m.

Along with Loikaw diocese, Pekhon is one of the worst affected Christian-majority areas, where at least 10 Catholic churches have been destroyed by the army.

UCA News Reporter

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A corner of Myanmar that is forever Chinese

Source: Mizzima

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 11:31 a.m.

We are so used to national states having clearly defined borders with associated immigration officials that it was a surprise to discover a corner of Myanmar that appears, for all intents and purposes, to be part of China. 

Nicholas Nugent

Opinion paper

Cox’s Bazaar: Insecurity, Criminality and Rohingya Women

Source: London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Published on Feb. 6, 2023, 11:21 a.m.

Their lives and freedoms are heavily constrained by the control that their communities have over their social lives, especially regarding  marriage and education.

Kathy Win

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