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Arakan Army Seized Key Bases in Northern Rakhine

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
Following the Operation 1027, clashes have resumed in Rakhine State, where the Arakan Army (AA) has seized control of at least 162 SAC military outposts Significantly, nearly 40 of these SAC outposts were secured by the AA, following SAC forces’ withdrawal from their Read more...

Self-administration Established Following the Seizure of Laukkai

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
The Three Brotherhood Alliance (3BHA) and allied forces launched the Operation 1027 on October 27, 2023, and seized Laukkai, the target of the operation, on January 4, 2024 In addition, they have also seized four border gates – Chinshwehaw, Monekoe, Pang Hseng and Read more...

Ta’ang (Palaung) State Dream and Territorial Expansion

  • January 23, 2024
  • ISP Admin
The maps below depict territories controlled by the Palaung State Liberation Organization/Army (PSLO/PSLA) and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) during specific time periods Ta'ang (Palaung) armed insurgencies started in Read more...

High Intensity of Public Service Provision Index in Sagaing Region and Shan State

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
To assess the impacts of conflict in these areas, we employed the public service provision index, alongside the security index and humanitarian crisis index Read more...

High Humanitarian Crisis Index Intensity in Sagaing Region

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
To assess the impacts of conflict in these areas, we employed the humanitarian crisis index, which is measured by the number of IDPs per township, alongside the security index and public service provision Read more...

High Security Index Intensity in 43% of Total Townships

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
To assess the impacts of conflict in these areas, we employed the security index alongside the humanitarian crisis index and public service provision index Read more...

Nationwide Conflict and the Contest for Dominance

  • January 9, 2024
  • ISP Admin
Chin State and Tanintharyi Region experienced armed conflicts in all of their townships while in Sagaing and Mandalay Regions, conflicts erupted in 34 out of 37 and 25 out of 28 townships Read more...

Situation Report on ‘Operation 1027’ and China’s Investment Projects

  • December 27, 2023
  • ISP Admin
Since the launch of ‘Operation 1027,’ the Three Brotherhood Alliance (3BHA) has captured territories in northern Shan State where several of China’s projects are located According to ISP-Myanmar’s data up until December 27, the 3BHA now exercise full control over six project locations as well as partial control over further seven project Read more...

Karenni Defense Forces Attempting to Seize Loikaw

  • December 12, 2023
  • ISP Admin
The Karenni Nationalities Defence Force (KNDF) and its allies launched ‘Operation 1111’ on November 11, 2023 During this operation, at least 50 armed clashes with State Administration Council (SAC) forces have been recorded Read more...

Resistance Forces Control Ten Towns in Chin and Sagaing

  • December 12, 2023
  • ISP Admin
Since the launch of ‘Operation 1027,’ at least 28 clashes have broken out between local defense forces and SAC forces in Chin State, where joint resistance forces now control at least seven towns In Sagaing Region, at least 119 violent incidents have occurred, and joint resistance forces have seized three Read more...