Myanmar's Ethnic Armed Conflict: Emerging Trends in Violence

12 Jun, 2018    ·   5480

Angshuman Choudhury analyses the developments in the January-May 2018 period in Myanmar and identifies emerging trends 

Angshuman Choudhury
Angshuman Choudhury
Senior Researcher, and Coordinator, Southeast Asia Research Programme (SEARP)

2018 has been a violent year in Myanmar. Besides the crisis in the northern Rakhine State concerning the Rohingyas, the country has been engulfed by incessant fighting between the Tatmadaw (the military) and various Ethnic Armed Organisations (EAOs) from almost all sides.

The third iteration of Myanmar's flagship biennial Union Peace Conference/21st Century Panglong Conference (21CPC)