Why Myanmar needs to ratify the Weapons Conventions
The Myanmar government this week rejected a report of an alleged secret chemical weapons factory. Six local journalists involved in the report have been detained for questioning. Although the sources of the report appear weak, relying solely on the statements of local residents, the report highlights an issue of importance for Myanmar’s shedding of its pariah-state skin.
Myanmar’s Evolving Relations: The NLD in Government
The National League for Democracy’s (NLD) landslide victory in Myanmar’s November 2015 general election prompted celebrations around the world. Following a nervous, but successful, transition to ensure the transfer of […]
Mental Illness: Myanmar’s Hidden Epidemic
Myanmar urgently needs to improve mental health care and achieving that objective will require a change of attitude by policy makers and the wider community. A report released last year […]