January 22, 2021
Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation
By Sebastian Strangio
Conditions in Rakhine State are unlikely to be amenable to the safe return of refugees any time soon.
October 21, 2020
What Should ASEAN Do About the Rohingya Crisis?
By Sebastian Strangio
A new report from a regional human rights group urges the ten-member bloc to take a more holistic approach to the situation in western Myanmar.
June 16, 2020
Plight of Rohingyas Under COVID-19 Spotlights ASEAN’s Failure
By Nor Arlene Tan
Amid the pandemic and global economic chaos, the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis in Southeast Asia has quietly been swept under a rug.
April 02, 2018
Can ASEAN Economic Integration Succeed?
By Justine Doody
The ASEAN Economic Community holds promise – but it also presents challenges to the group’s policy of noninterference.
May 17, 2017
Why ASEAN Can't Ignore the Rohingya Crisis
By Jera Lego
The Rohingya crisis is not just an issue for Myanmar; it will impact security and economic trends throughout the region.
February 09, 2017
Cambodia’s Prime Minister Is Wrong About Myanmar’s Rohingya Issue
By Sao Phal Niseiy
Sorry, Hun Sen: the Rohingya crisis can’t be dismissed as Myanmar’s internal affair.
December 06, 2016
Will Najib’s Vocal Defense of the Rohingya Backfire?
By Theophilus Kwek
In speaking out forcefully about “genocide” in Myanmar, Malaysia’s prime minister may have opened a Pandora’s box.
May 20, 2016
A Month of US Human Rights Concerns in Southeast Asia
By Mong Palatino
The issue has been in the spotlight this month in several Southeast Asian states.
March 05, 2016
The Truth About Myanmar’s Rohingya Issue
By Jasmine Chia
It is much more complex than is often portrayed by some.
March 03, 2016
Detained Christians in Thailand: ASEAN’s Latest Refugee Issue
By Luke Hunt
Their plight is an all-too-familiar story in the region.
December 10, 2015
A Real Durable Solution for Southeast Asia's Refugees
By Adam Saltsman
The conversation must be broadened if "durable solutions" have any chance of being truly durable.
October 14, 2015
Myanmar’s Refugee Problem: It’s Not Just the Rohingya
By Kirsten McConnachie
Other ethnic groups from Myanmar are facing an increasingly difficult situation too.