Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
22-28 March 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week include: ongoing fighting in Myanmar after the government declared the United League of Arakan/Arakan Army to be a “terrorist” group; continued clashes between state forces and communist rebels in the Philippines despite ceasefire declarations from both sides; and demonstrations across the region stemming from government or employer decisions concerning the coronavirus.…

Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
8-14 March 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week include: increased civilian fatalities from ongoing clashes in Myanmar; fighting between separatists and state forces in Indonesia; clashes between communist rebels and state forces in the Philippines; demonstrations over government policies related to coronavirus in Thailand; and demonstrations in several countries in the region commemorating International Women’s Day.…

Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
23-29 February 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week include: reports of civilian fatalities stemming from shelling in Myanmar; increased protests in Thailand after the dissolution of the Future Forward Party; ongoing clashes between state forces and communist rebels in the Philippines; separatist clashes in both Thailand and Indonesia; and protests in Malaysia during the political upheaval over the Prime Minister position.…

Regional Overview: Southeast Asia
16-22 February 2020

In Southeast Asia, key developments last week include: the dissolution of the Future Forward Party in Thailand; protests in Myanmar over the ongoing internet shutdown in Rakhine state; a clash between state forces and Papuan rebels in Indonesia; ongoing battles between state forces and communist rebels in the Philippines; and a protest calling for the dissolution of the parliament in Malaysia.…