Thida is currently a Visiting Fellow with the Myanmar Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. She is a surgeon, writer, and former prisoner of conscience, and her books have discussed Myanmar’s political situation. She was president of PEN Myanmar and a board member of PEN International, a visiting research associate at Yale University’s Southeast Asia Studies programme, and a fellow at the Martin-Roth Initiative in Berlin.

Articles by Thida (1)

Who Decides the Cessation of Violence in Myanmar? A Grinding Battle for Control

Thida|Kyi Sin

As the violence in Myanmar looks set to spill over into another year of intractable struggle, both sides are dealing with morale and discipline problems within their armed units. The main suffering is borne by the civilians who, despite all the tribulations, remain defiant.