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What the Philippines Can Learn from Myanmar’s Election
November 23, 2020

What the Philippines Can Learn from Myanmar’s Election

By Mong Palatino
Lesson #1: Stinging international rebukes over human rights abuses do not necessarily translate into fewer votes.

Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm
November 12, 2020

Japan’s Kirin Suspends Payments to Myanmar Military Firm

By Sebastian Strangio
The move follows reports by human rights groups that MEHL has directly funded the commission of crimes against humanity.
Myanmar’s NLD Draws More Criticisms Ahead of National Poll
November 04, 2020

Myanmar’s NLD Draws More Criticisms Ahead of National Poll

By Sebastian Strangio
Aung San Suu Kyi's government is weathering heavy criticism about the upcoming poll – but none of it is likely to matter on election day.

What Should ASEAN Do About the Rohingya Crisis?
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.

Myanmar Elections Set to Exacerbate Erasure of the Rohingya Identity
October 20, 2020

Myanmar Elections Set to Exacerbate Erasure of the Rohingya Identity

By Kyaw Win and John Quinley III
A deeply flawed EU-funded election app exemplifies the tone-deaf approach of the international community.

Rights Group Details ‘Squalid and Abusive’ Conditions in Myanmar Camps
October 08, 2020

Rights Group Details ‘Squalid and Abusive’ Conditions in Myanmar Camps

By Sebastian Strangio
A new report from Human Rights Watch details the inhumane conditions within Rakhine State's archipelago of internal displacement camps.

Myanmar Desertions Offer an Opening for Rohingya Justice
September 30, 2020

Myanmar Desertions Offer an Opening for Rohingya Justice

By Shannon Maree Torrens
The recent confessions of the two Myanmar army defectors bring justice one step closer to fruition.
Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19
September 11, 2020

Racism Is Fueling Myanmar’s Deadly Second Wave of COVID-19

By Andrew Nachemson
Anti-migrant -- and especially anti-Rohingya and anti-Rakhine -- sentiments are undermining efforts to control the pandemic.

3 Years After the Rohingya Exodus, No Peace and No Progress
August 25, 2020

3 Years After the Rohingya Exodus, No Peace and No Progress

By Onno Van Manen
Rohingya children’s futures hang in the balance.

How Facebook Is Complicit in Myanmar’s Attacks on Minorities
August 25, 2020

How Facebook Is Complicit in Myanmar’s Attacks on Minorities

By Angshuman Choudhury
Facebook faces accusations of favoring a majoritarian regime in Myanmar.

Rohingya Case: International Court Begins Gathering Evidence
February 05, 2020

Rohingya Case: International Court Begins Gathering Evidence

By Associated Press
A court official said a team of investigators is visiting Rohingya refugee camps to collect evidence, and that justice will be delivered whether Myanmar cooperates or not.
What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?
February 04, 2020

What Does the ICJ Preliminary Ruling Really Mean for the Rohingya?

By Angshuman Choudhury
The ICJ verdict is an important first step toward ensuring that the Rohingya victims get some tangible justice.

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