Tatmadaw

Are We Out of Options on Myanmar?

by Nayd Riham In late August of 2017, Rohima Kadu’s idyllic village of Chin Khali, Rakhine was visited by Myanmar’s much-dreaded military, the Tatmadaw and its local Buddhist militia associates. A helpless Rohingya widow of 50, Rohima was at a…

Myanmar: “The people will not surrender until the military junta is overthrown”

In Myanmar, a Southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma, on February 1, the Tatmadaw, the national Army, regained power with a coup, declaring a state of emergency for a year and arresting civilian leaders, whose government it had been…

Myanmar’s protesters have achieved significant victories — now is the time to double down on nonviolent resistance

The military’s brutal attack on peaceful protesters has understandably sparked calls for armed insurgency. But such a move could set the movement back. By Maria J. Stephan Since Feb. 1, when the Tatmadaw military leadership launched a coup against the…