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Myanmar Round-Up: October 2022

The month witnessed a rise in conflict between the military and the opposition forces, especially the air strikes as the rainy season was receding. The preparations for elections have started as the Union Election Commission called for bids for the...

The Re-election of Gambian President Raises Hope for Justice

On 4th December 2021, The Gambia, the smallest country in mainland Africa, held its presidential election. The present election can be viewed as a strong statement in support of successful transition towards a democratic society. To recall, in the...

Myanmar Round Up: September 2021

September 2021 marks the seventh month of continued demonstrations and protests against the Myanmar military after the coup. The violence has spread to both urban and ru-ral areas. Meanwhile, COVID-19 has surged and this could result into a public...

Myanmar Round Up: August 2021

It has been six months since the declaration of the military coup, protests and demonstrations have continued. During the month, week, anti-coup demonstrations were reported in Kachin and Shan states, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Tanintharyi, and...

Myanmar Round Up : March 2021

Myanmar's military imposed martial law across several districts in the country after initially declaring it in Yangon’s two districts. The death toll has been steadily rising; the Assistance Association of Political Prisoners stated it had verified...

Myanmar Round Up : February 2021

On 01 February 2021, Myanmar military seized control of the country and arrested Aung San Suu Kyi and other government officials. Twenty-three political parties including Union Solidarity Democratic Party (USDP) declared their support to the...

Myanmar Round Up : January 2021

During January 2021, concerns were raised regarding a potential military coup, which eventually came true on 01 February 2021. In the given article, developments in Myanmar in the first month of 2021 have been highlighted. The Myanmar military, aka...

Military Seizes back Power in Myanmar: Some Responses and Implications

In a rather worrying development in India’s neighbourhood Myanmar, in an early morning coup on 1 February the military seized control of the government, detained State Counsellor and leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi...

Myanmar Round Up : December 2020

The election controversies continued to prevail in December 2020. Over 240 complaints were filed with the Union Election Commission (UEC)concerning 08 November general elections. To build a peaceful and federal Myanmar, the ruling National League...

Myanmar 2020: Prospects and Challenges for 2021

Strategically located between the two giant neighbours, India and China; Myanmar has been working on its foreign policy and domestic interests since the beginning of the year 2020. The year 2020 also marked a significant breakthrough in Myanmar...

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