Mocha Cyclone and Myanmar Crisis


May Peace Analysis

Burma/Myanmar is a politically and ethnically diverse country with the longest civil war of over 70 years occurring since the independence from British colonial rule in 1948. Most of the conflicts in Burma/Myanmar are between Ethnic Revolutionary Organizations (EROs) and the Myanmar military. On February 1. In the year 2021, the Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) seized power from the civilian government. Then, the current military coup of 2021, has increased the tension of armed conflicts between Myanmar military and EROs, other resistance forces including the majority Burmese population. The military junta has been committing crimes against humanity, and violation of human rights by abusing power. Since the military coup, more than 1.3 million people have been displaced, over 30,000 people killed and the whole country has fallen into poverty under the devastated circumstances (The Economist, 2023). Over the two years of military junta, various key stakeholders and players have emerged along the rising conflicts, and the suitable political system and political ideology for Myanmar has been a controversy among the different players of the Myanmar crisis. This paper is going to analyze the tension between EROs and SAC after more than two years after the military coup, the ramp up airstrikes, and armed conflicts then furthermore the international response on Myanmar crisis.

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