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Crikey Worm: senior Green calls for Di Natale’s resignation

Crikey Worm: senior Green calls for Di Natale’s resignation

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.

Will Turnbull confront Aung San Suu Kyi when she arrives for ASEAN?

Will Turnbull confront Aung San Suu Kyi when she arrives for ASEAN?

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.

The Myanmar military has a long, practised and sordid history of deceit

The Myanmar military has a long, practised and sordid history of deceit

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.

Suu Kyi’s inaction is only one part of Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi’s inaction is only one part of Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis

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.

As Myanmar returns to being a pariah state, we should return to boycotting it

As Myanmar returns to being a pariah state, we should return to boycotting it

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.

Ethnic tensions seethe in Myanmar as persecuted Rohingya radicalise

Ethnic tensions seethe in Myanmar as persecuted Rohingya radicalise

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.

Should we rename buildings whose namesakes turn out to be objectionable?

Should we rename buildings whose namesakes turn out to be objectionable?

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?

Myanmar in arrested development, as Rohingya face ‘ethnic cleansing’

Myanmar in arrested development, as Rohingya face ‘ethnic cleansing’

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.

Myanmar’s Lady takes her seat, fails to stand by Muslim refugees

Myanmar’s Lady takes her seat, fails to stand by Muslim refugees

Aung San Suu Kyi's fate is still uncertain, but pales into insignificance against that of the ethnic Muslim Rohingyas.