Brian McCartan

Myanmar's ethnic areas are often maintained by resilient and traditional forms of village justice. Photo/Flickr user Alex Berger 

Understanding Justice and Myanmar’s Ethnic Armed Actors

January 11, 2017


In the past month, the civil war in Myanmar took a new turn as ethnic armed organizations in northern Shan State and Kachin State formed an alliance and went on the offensive against the government. Fighting in this area since 2011 has resulted in the displacement of over 100,000 people, according to United Nations estimates. Meanwhile, a so-called… Read more