What Matters

Victims of violent crackdowns (What Matters No. 16 - From February 1 to April 7, 2021)

  • April 19, 2021
  • ISP Admin
(The original Burmese version was published on the ISP-Myanmar Facebook page on April 9, 2021)  ∎ Key findings in brief  Following the February 1, 2021, military coup d’état, mass protests have erupted across Myanmar Because of the violent crackdowns against the mass protests, and injuries inflicted during the custody in the detention centers, as of April 7, 2021, there have been at least Read more...

Victims of violent crackdowns (What Matters No. 14 - From February 1 to April 1, 2021)

  • April 19, 2021
  • ISP Admin
(The original Burmese version was published on the ISP-Myanmar Facebook page on April 2, 2021) ∎ Key findings in brief  Following the February 1, 2021, military coup d’état, mass protests have erupted across Myanmar Because of the violent crackdowns against the mass protests, and injuries inflicted during the custody in the detention centers, as of April 1, 2021, there have been at least 543 civilian Read more...

Victims of violent crackdowns (What Matters No. 13 - From February 1 to March 25, 2021)

  • April 16, 2021
  • ISP Admin
(The original Burmese version was published on the ISP-Myanmar Facebook page on March 26, 2021)  ◉ What Matters  ISP-Myanmar covers a section entitled “What Matters” that could benefit the current anti-coup mass movements through a series of research work This section aims to introduce issues and data that should be addressed in a short, easy-to-read manner and accessible to everyone based Read more...

Victims of violent crackdowns (What Matters No. 10 - From February 1 to March 18, 2021)

  • April 5, 2021
  • ISP Admin
By studying the number of casualties and the remaining dead bodies and body parts of the victims because of the violent crackdowns, it can be justified whether the security forces of the coup council abided by the internationally agreed rules, regulations and standards in dealing with the mass protests from the perspectives of human rights and transitional justice Thus, it does matter to study the data collected and recorded by the Read more...

Victims of violent crackdowns (What Matters No. 7 - From February 1 to March 11, 2021)

  • April 5, 2021
  • ISP Admin
By looking at the death tolls, the targeted victims who were shot, and the body parts that were shot using lethal forces during the violent crackdowns, it can be assessed whether the security forces were in compliance with the internationally agreed rules and regulations in dealing with protestors  These are important data that can be explored from a human rights approach and a transitional justice Read more...

Media Restrictions Don't Always Work Out (What Matters No. 6)

  • April 5, 2021
  • ISP Admin
 (The original Burmese version was published on the ISP-Myanmar Facebook page on March 10, 2021)  Since the February 1st military coup, freedom of expression and the private media in Myanmar have been subjected to the threats of legal repressions unfairly imposed by the military junta In an effort to legitimize the coup d’état, the Security Administrative Council (SAC) has engaged in several forms of repressionsSince the coup Read more...

Myanmar women and anti-military dictatorship mass movements (What Matters No. 5)

  • April 5, 2021
  • ISP Admin
(The original Burmese version was published on the ISP-Myanmar Facebook page on March 8, 2021) In honor of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, the Institute for Strategy and Policy – Myanmar (ISP) conducted a survey using randomized participant selection methods    According to the respondents, women’s participation in the protest movement that emerged after the coup on February 1, Read more...

Explanatory Variables for United Nations’ Intervention in Humanitarian Crises (What Matters No. 3)

  • April 5, 2021
  • ISP Admin
It is important to study this research work as it provides a deeper understanding of the differences in the varying UN responses to the humanitarian crises UN is an intergovernmental organization comprised of virtually all the countries over the world and its five powerful member countries are the permanent members of the UNSC, the major decision-making body of the Read more...