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Chris Sidoti: Junta leaders don’t respond to cooperation, only pressure via financial sanctions

July 20, 2022

Chris Sidoti quoted by ABC Australia. Australian embassy spends $750,000 at luxury hotel linked to Myanmar’s military junta By Erin Handley 20 July 2022 Since last year’s militar... Read more

Marzuki Darusman: Planned summary executions would amount to acts of terrorism by junta

June 8, 2022

SAC-M’s 7 June statement quoted in the Irrawaddy. Myanmar Junta Will Be Held Accountable for Democracy Activists’ Executions: Anti-Regime Groups By THE IRRAWADDY 8 June Leading anti-... Read more

Marzuki Darusman: Will Myanmar’s fate rely on Asean?

May 27, 2022

Marzuki Darusman writes in the Bangkok Post that ASEAN must engage with the NUG and call for global action in response to Myanmar’s humanitarian emergency if it is genuine about allevi... Read more

SAC-M: Plans for junta controlled aid delivery to Myanmar serve junta’s military objectives

May 11, 2022

SAC-M’s 9 May statement covered in the Irrawaddy ASEAN’s Plan to Deliver Aid to Myanmar via Junta Condemned By THE IRRAWADDY 11 May 2022 Myanmar’s shadow National Unity Government ... Read more

SAC-M: ASEAN plans for junta controlled aid delivery to Myanmar flout humanitarian principals

May 9, 2022

SAC-M’s 9 May statement covered in the Irrawaddy Junta Bars UN Special Envoy on Myanmar From ASEAN Meeting By THE IRRAWADDY  9 May 2022 The UN Special Envoy for Myanmar was blocked b... Read more

Marzuki Darusman: ASEAN Peace Plan, a tentative starting point, now dead in water

April 25, 2022

SAC-M’s 30 April 2021 statement quoted in op-ed by Bo Kyi published in the Irrawaddy. ASEAN’s Peace Efforts Dead in the Water 25 April 2022 By BO KYI  Burma’s decline into failed sta... Read more

Yanghee Lee: ASEAN must engage NUG to resolve junta-made crisis

April 25, 2022

SAC-M’s 22 April statement quoted by the Irrawaddy. ASEAN’s Myanmar Peace Plan Condemned for No Significant Progress 25 April, 2022 The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) pea... Read more

SAC-M: ASEAN’s Five Point-Consensus has failed, change in course needed

April 25, 2022

SAC-M’s 22 April statement quoted by Radio Free Asia Malaysia contacts Myanmar’s shadow govt as ASEAN fails to implement 5-point consensus Critics slam ASEAN’s failure to implement... Read more

Chris Sidoti: It is high time for the UK to take action on Myanmar at the UNSC

April 18, 2022

Chris Sidoti writes in Al Jazeera that the UK should use the rest of its United Nations Security Council Presidency for April to table a resolution on Myanmar. This would make clear once and... Read more