With major ethnic armed groups vowing to resist the military’s deadly crackdown on dissent, Myanmar is on the cusp of civil war and further violence.
Myanmar’s military and the Arakan Army appear on the verge of establishing a ceasefire after over two years of intense fighting. For supporters of Myanmar’s peace process, it’s worth examining how and why the two sides have moved towards dialogue.
As fighting between the military and rebel forces in western Myanmar escalates, Amnesty International published a report claiming airstrikes by the state’s armed forces constitute war crimes. Here’s how the media covered the story.