The Death Penalty Paradox in Buddhist Myanmar

*This article first appeared in The Interpreter, 15 March 2019, and is available here. On my recent visit to Myanmar, I attended the commemoration ceremony of U Ko Ni, the former lawyer and legal advisor to the National League for Democracy. He was among the most vocal advocate for constitutional change in Myanmar. His death and the court case againstContinue reading “The Death Penalty Paradox in Buddhist Myanmar”