Myanmar’s Junta Still Has Nothing to Fear From ASEAN

Activists display posters and defaced portraits of the leader of Myanmar’s junta, Min Aung Hlaing, during a rally protesting an emergency summit between him and Southeast Asian leaders, Jakarta, Indonesia, April 24, 2021 (AP photo by Tatan Syuflana).
Activists display posters and defaced portraits of the leader of Myanmar’s junta, Min Aung Hlaing, during a rally protesting an emergency summit between him and Southeast Asian leaders, Jakarta, Indonesia, April 24, 2021 (AP photo by Tatan Syuflana).
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After months of doing little to respond to the Feb. 1 coup in Myanmar—as well as the Myanmar military’s subsequent crackdown on civil society and murdering of opponents, and its overall mismanagement of the country—the Association of Southeast Asian Nations finally took a step toward a more resolute reaction in late October, when it disinvited Myanmar junta leader Min Aung Hlaing from its annual summit as well as the East Asia Summit immediately thereafter. He was also not invited to a meeting between ASEAN and European states in late November.  At the ASEAN summit, several Southeast Asian leaders also offered […]

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