Home In the News

In the News

SAC-M: NUG’s call for people’s defensive war unfortunate but understandable

September 10, 2021

SAC-M statement quoted in the Associated Press Rights experts express regret over Myanmar uprising call 9 September 2021 By Grant Peck | AP Several prominent former U.N. human rig... Read more

Briefing Paper: The response so far of United Nations political bodies to the unlawful military coup in Myanmar

September 9, 2021

Since the 1 February 2021 coup in Myanmar, three political bodies of the UN have discussed the situation and passed resolutions or adopted statements that include expressions of support for ... Read more

SAC-M: Myanmar Is Not a Failed State, But a Failed Coup

August 5, 2021

Yanghee Lee, Chris Sidoti, and Marzuki Darusman write in the Diplomat that far from being the citizens of a failed state, the resourceful and resilient people of Myanmar have mobilised to r... Read more

Marzuki Darusman: ASEAN, stop wasting time on Myanmar

August 5, 2021

Marzuki Darusman writes in the Jakarta Post that ASEAN must end its deadly complacency on Myanmar and channel life-saving humanitarian aid to its people or face irrelevancy Marzuki Darusman ... Read more

Chris Sidoti: Targeted sanctions ‘essential’ in pressuring military back into barracks

August 4, 2021

Chris Sidoti speaks to ABC Australia Uncovering the shadowy business empire bankrolling Myanmar’s military generals   July 29, 2021 By Matt Davis and Anne Worthington When Swe Wi... Read more

Chris Sidoti: Telenor has responsibility to reduce damage as part of Myanmar exit

July 28, 2021

Chris Sidoti speaks to Myanmar Now Telenor will transfer call data records for 18m subscribers to junta-linked company Activists fear Telenor’s transfer of personal data, which may get ... Read more

SAC-M: Massive humanitarian intervention needed to confront Covid-19 emergency

July 28, 2021

Chris and Yanghee quoted in Myanmar Now Only a ‘massive’ humanitarian intervention can curb Myanmar’s Covid-19 ‘disaster,’ experts say International experts call for urgent U... Read more

Yanghee Lee: Unable to govern, junta fuels covid crisis

July 28, 2021

Yanghee Lee quoted in the Financial Times Myanmar’s Covid surge fuelled by mistrust of military junta Infections double every week and hospitals overflow after crackdown sends health w... Read more

Yanghee Lee: The junta is weaponising Covid-19

July 28, 2021

Yanghee Lee speaks to The Telegraph ‘We can’t breathe… and the whole world is silent’: Myanmar begs for oxygen as Covid crisis worsens Just like in India, Myanmar’s citize... Read more