March 20, 2018
Good morning, early birds. A senior Greens figure calls for Di Natale's head. Plus, the free speech award winners likely to have News Corp opinion writers up in arms. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
March 14, 2018 12
Aung San Suu Kyi's upcoming visit to the ASEAN conference in Sydney this weekend raises important questions about Australia's relationship with Myanmar. Crikey investigates why.
January 19, 2018 2
In times of national crisis, Myanmar’s martial tradition of dissembling and deceit, often breathtaking in its audacity, stretches back to the army’s earliest forays into national politics.
October 12, 2017
Suu Kyi's deeply disappointing response to plight of the Rohingya has captured the bulk of international attention, while many more of those accountable go unscrutinised, argues freelance writer and journalism tutor James Rose.
September 18, 2017 11
When Myanmar was a pariah state, many people boycotted it so as to not further line the pockets of the generals and their cronies who controlled the economy. Myanmar's return to committing obscene human rights abuses means we should reinstate this position.
August 30, 2017 11
Myanmar's Rohingya people have long been considered the most persecuted in the world and despite hopes for change with new political leadership it seems the same cruel story is set to play out yet again.
March 31, 2017 5
As Melbourne University renames the Richard Berry Building on account of eugenics, it's time to ask: should we expect those who lend their names to things to remain of unimpeachable moral character?
November 28, 2016 2
Despite Aung San Suu Kyi's election win, little has changed in Myanmar. For many of the country's minority groups, the situation has only gotten worse.
March 11, 2016
But she will still wield enormous influence.
February 2, 2016 1
Aung San Suu Kyi's fate is still uncertain, but pales into insignificance against that of the ethnic Muslim Rohingyas.
November 10, 2015 2
The West, like the people of Myanmar, has placed outsized expectations on the shoulders of a 70-year-old woman with nil economic, diplomatic or management experience.
October 19, 2015 5
Three out of four people on the street in Myanmar predict Aung San Suu Kyi will get a majority in Myanmar's upcoming election.
June 1, 2015 3
Has Myanmar's opposition leader lost her moral authority?
May 21, 2015 3
Australia's response to the discovery of slave camps and mass graves in south-east Asia, as well as the persecution and exodus of Muslim Burmese is black mark against our international duty.
February 17, 2015
Crikey readers have their say on Liberal Party leadership and other issues of the day.
February 13, 2015 4
As Myanmar's ruling government is pushing for regressive legislation amounting to religious apartheid, Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi makes a bold play for democracy.
November 28, 2014 2
Myanmar's students are unlikely to achieve much by their protest. But the fact that they are permitted to express their anger on the streets peacefully shows how far Myanmar has come.
November 21, 2014 1
Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be out of house arrest, but change is still moving slowly in Myanmar.
November 29, 2013
Crikey readers talk e-cigarettes, Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi and why this Pope is dope.
November 28, 2013 6
The Burmese democracy fighter spoke in Sydney last night on sacrifice, the 2015 elections in her country, and the need to temper justice by mercy. She visits Melbourne and Canberra next.