Japan’s defence ministry claims the program, which includes combat training, will inspire change from within. That’s not going to happen.
Despite its official condemnation of the coup, Japan continues to move towards normalizing ties with the junta
Myanmar’s Coup Built on Years of Failed Accountability
August 25 is Observed as ‘Genocide Remembrance Day,’ but It Is Not Just the Story of a Single Day
Brave activists in Myanmar are still resisting the coup -- at great cost. An international campaign to ban arms sales and target gas sales could help.
But the International Community Should Do Much More to Ensure that the Refugees Can Safely Return to Myanmar
Tokyo's Passive Diplomacy Will Only Embolden the Tatmadaw, Which Continues to Commit Grave Abuses with Impunity
The beer conglomerate's business interests in Myanmar indirectly link it to the Tatmadaw's rights abuses
Burmese Authorities Are Using Covid-19 Response Measures as a Pretext to Harass and Extort Rohingyas
While other democracies have recoiled in horror, Japan has continued to pour overseas aid into Myanmar