Angshuman Choudhury is the coordinator of the South East Asia Research Programme (SEARP). His resear...
Women's Participation in Myanmar's Peace Process
Akanksha Khullar · 08 Aug, 2019 · 5610
years, women in Myanmar have been powerful advocates for comprehensive peace
and good governance, calling for reconciliation and democratic transition; demanding
legislations that protect women’s rights; and leading civil society i ...
Decoding the Arakan Army: Understanding the Myanmar State’s Response (Part-3)
Angshuman Choudhury · 12 Apr, 2019 · 5578
The Arakan Army (AA)—an Ethnic Armed Organisation (EAO) fighting for
autonomy of Myanmar’s Rakhine state—has been engaged in intense clashes with
the Tatmadaw (Myanmar’s military) since late 2017. The fighting escalated in
the la ...
Decoding the Arakan Army: Insurgent Strategies and Tactics (Part-2)
Angshuman Choudhury · 27 Mar, 2019 · 5574
Over the past four months, the Arakan Army (AA)—a
Rakhine Ethnic Armed Organisation (EAO)—has emerged as a formidable insurgent
actor in western Myanmar, particularly Chin and Rakhine states. The AA’s
insurgency is based on a mix o ...