Navigating Paths to Justice in Myanmar's Transition

Patrick Pierce and Caitlin Reiger
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This report asserts that dealing with past abuses in Myanmar is essential to achieving genuine progress on peacebuilding and economic development in the country. Conflict and high levels of political repression have racked Myanmar for more than half a century. Both President Thein Sein and opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi have highlighted rule of law and good governance as priorities for Myanmar alongside the development of a modern market economy and democracy. This report provides concrete recommendations to development and reform actors on how to incorporate transitional justice into their programmatic tools.