Nobody, no crime and How you live on – Salt water

– Ying Prelude These two poetries are the verbal form of the sensual connection I, as a foreign activist, has formed to the Spring Revolution, and to Myanmar – a country I have never set foot in. Following the escalation of the Spring Revolution and the Civil Disobedience Movement via the news, research articles and […]

SEA youths express “Grief, Loss and Human Rights”

“I think we are all entitled to grief, don’t you think?” asked Southeast asian youths through artworks displayed in Yuwana Zine #7 and Exhibition. To mark International Human Rights Day on December 10th 2022, the ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) collective organized two art exhibitions in Jakarta and Bangkok to showcase poetry, essays and illustrations created […]

The women fighting on the eastern frontline

MYAWADDY, KAYAH STATE // In the afternoon, Naw Eh Moo, 28, was carrying rations in a vehicle to the frontline on the Myawaddy-Wal Lay highway when her logistics team was ambushed by Burmese army soldiers. The resistance fighter was killed alongside another young woman, Naw Lu Lu Phaw, 22, and a young man, Ko Kyaw […]

Asian summits shut eyes to dirty business in Myanmar

Bangkok, Thailand – Pot lids and umbrellas, symbols of resistance in Myanmar, appeared in front of Thailand’s Prime Minister’s Office and United Nations headquarters as political leaders from the region gathered in the capital to discuss free trade zones and other economic issues. November was a month where numerous international meetings took place in Southeast […]

A Talk with Naw Susanna Hla Hla Soe

NUG Ministry of Women, Youths and Children Affairs speaks about the suffering faced by women and children, the NUG actions to help and strengthen affected communities, as well as the need for the world’s attention to her country’s crisis.

Our photos in an exhibition on Myanmar refugees in Thailand

Following the military coup in 1962 by General Ne Win, millions of people from Myanmar fled on-going civil conflicts to seek safety in neighbouring countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, China, India, and mostly in Thailand, where half of the diaspora are living for five decades.

One river, one border, two realities

The endless escape of Myanmar people out of their land is worsening since the military coup of 2021. As realpolitik and national security issues topple humanitarian concerns, tragedies along the river marking the border between Thailand and Myanmar keep unfolding.

The junta’s war on children

Lat Yet Kone, Sagaing Region – Early afternoon, the Burmese army intentionally attacked a school and a village in Depayin Township using machine guns and launchers, killing two dozen people, half of them children.

Surviving in Cities of Crime and Despair

A year and a half after the military coup, the life of people in Myanmar is worsening by the day. As the cities become lawless, the rates of crime and insecurity increase and people lost all feelings of physical safety and economic stability.