Transformation of an Entrenched Political System: The Need for International Responsibility in Myanmar

Photo by Hkun Li In January 2009, Haruki Murakami received the Jerusalem Prize, a biennial literary award given to writers whose work deals with themes of human freedom, society, politics and government. In his acceptance speech Murakami spoke of the “System” which oppresses us.  He said: “Each of us possesses a tangible living soul. The […]

Burma’s peace process and OBOR

Photo: China Internet Information Center ( The stagnation of Myanmar’s ongoing peace process is well known, which has started out in 2011 by the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP)-led Thein Sein regime. The peace process is taken over by the National League for Democracy (NLD) government headed  by Aung San Suu Kyi in 2016, […]