Democracy Grows and then Dies in Myanmar
The military coup d’état killed the democracy that had never really flourished in Myanmar. ASEAN must not remain silent.
INDONESIA can play a larger role in resolving the political crisis caused by the military coup d’état in Myanmar. It is not enough for the government to call for restraint from all sides. This standard response ignores the principles of democracy.
During the New Order era, Indonesia could rightly be called a patron of the Myanmar military. The Tatmadaw—the official name of the Myanmar armed forces—has said it l...