The participation of tens of thousands of government medical personnel in the Civil Disobedience Movement has created gaps in healthcare that striking doctors and colleagues working at private hospitals are struggling to fill.
As tensions peaked between Karen and Bamar in early 1949, Burmese irregular forces committed a series of mass killings on the outskirts of the then-capital that have never been officially acknowledged.
In the second of our two-part series on justice and accountability in Rakhine State, we examine the use of “universal jurisdiction” in Argentina and the problems with Myanmar’s own investigation into allegations of abuses.
For visitors who aren’t in a hurry to get back to Yangon, an extra few days in Myanmar’s capital city comes with opportunities to bike in the hills, go tubing on a river, lounge in historic town centres – and much else that you probably didn’t know about.
The Kayin State Border Guard Force has come under intense pressure from the Tatmadaw over its extensive, controversial business interests and there’s concern the ultimatum could trigger fresh hostilities in one of the country’s most war-torn areas.