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
September 9, 2015
As landmark November elections approach, Myanmar is experiencing its most intensive armed conflicts in decades, particularly in the country’s north, where a handful of ceasefires and informal arrangements for local autonomy had maintained stability since the early 1990s.