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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – A Myanmar law professor recently dismissed from her university post and now in hiding from the Myanmar military junta discusses the impact of the Myanmar military coup on law professors, law students and general legal education in Myanmar as the military takeover in that country enters its fifth month, with human rights, [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – One of the Myanmar law students reporting for JURIST considers the practical circumstances of everyday financial life in Myanmar under the military coup. Formerly straightforward everyday things like going to the bank are becoming increasingly difficult as the country’s economic infrastructure grinds to a halt. She explains: I was literally at the [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – One of our Myanmar law students reporting from one of Myanmar’s major cities reflects on Friday’s one-hour internet shutdown as the military junta tried to block Myanmar people from watching the first press conference hosted online by the shadow National Unity Government . She flags the deteriorating situation in the country and [...]

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – Many in Myanmar and abroad were shaken Thursday by an interview conducted by US-funded Radio Free Asia that described conditions for detainees held at the Shwe Yamin Htet interrogation center in Yangon in the third month of the country’s military coup. A 17-year old detainee released by authorities Tuesday described grotesque violence [...]

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