Tag: Myanmar

Where the People Are: Myanmar’s armed resistance and rehabilitation of ‘the People’ as revolutionary actor

All seizures of government have unanticipated consequences. The 2021 coup in Myanmar has had many. One of the most remarkable is that the military has inadvertently rehabilitated ‘the People’ as a primary category for political action.

Revolution in Myanmar

Whereas the military junta sanctions its violence through a conception of state sovereignty as commandment, its opponents upend this repressive notion of power by investing the popular will, the power to constitute political order anew, in theirs.

Myanmar’s Military Coup

Under the 2008 constitution, the Tatmadaw-dominated National Defence and Security Council] can revoke the writ of the elected parliament at any time for any reason.

Genocide in Myanmar? by Grazyna Zajdow

The plight of the Rohingya