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Aung Tun

Aung Tun is Visiting Fellow in the Myanmar Studies Programme, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Aung Tun (5)

Restoring Privacy Rights a Must for Ending Myanmar’s Violence 

Aung Tun

Myanmar’s military regime has committed gross violations of its citizens’ privacy rights in its attempts to quell resistance. Any return to normalcy has to begin with restoring the people’s privacy protections.

The Next Phase of Myanmar’s 2021 Spring Revolution Turns on Contested Local Authority  

Aung Tun

As the Arakan Army establishes more control over Rakhine State, the future success of the national revolution may hinge on whether a parallel local administrative system can be established in other areas including Myanmar’s heartland. Providing a workable alternative to the State Administration Council’s governance will enable the revolution to mature as it meets the people’s demands for rule of law and governance.

Community-led Social Cohesion in Post-Coup Myanmar: A Promising Glimmer

Aung Tun

The popular resistance has issued a clarion call for a federal democratic Myanmar, based on inclusive politics. The practice of social cohesion constitutes both a starting point for building inclusive politics, and a much-needed trust-building exercise in a heavily trust-deficient Myanmar society.

Myanmar’s Post-coup Aid Crisis: Whither Civilian Protection?

Aung Tun

The humanitarian sector in Myanmar has shrunk considerably because of operational challenges surrounding the post-coup political environment. Even as political uncertainties remain, the restoration of humanitarian aid for the people is urgently needed.

Myanmar’s Climate Crisis: Damaging Policies Need Reversal

Aung Tun

Myanmar’s looming climate crisis has been exacerbated post-coup, with the suspension of several important climate projects and the refocusing of Myanmar’s economy on extractive industries.