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Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar
December 24, 2020

Challenges to Democracy and Hopes for Peace and Justice in Myanmar

By Gus Miclat
For a multicultural society like Myanmar, the greatest test of democracy is whether the government treats its minorities equal to the majority.

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island
December 04, 2020

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Island

By Associated Press
International aid agencies and the U.N. have vehemently opposed the relocation since it was first proposed in 2015
A Hitch in the Belt and Road in Myanmar
December 03, 2020

A Hitch in the Belt and Road in Myanmar

By Gene Ryack
A long-running war and COVID-19 muddle development in Kyaukphyu, Myanmar.

Inside China’s Belt and Road Tangle
September 01, 2020

Inside China’s Belt and Road Tangle

By Sebastian Strangio
Far from being a strategic masterplan, the BRI is a chaotic enterprise that contains the seeds of its own negation.

Indigenous Activists in Myanmar Clash With UN Over Proposed Park
August 19, 2020

Indigenous Activists in Myanmar Clash With UN Over Proposed Park

By Associated Press
The proposed park, intended for conservation, could displace residents of 225 villages and disrupt their largely agrarian lifestyle.

Myanmar Must End Its Internet Shutdown
July 15, 2020

Myanmar Must End Its Internet Shutdown

By Jieun Pyun
Myanmar’s internet shutdown is the world’s longest, depriving its people of their rights.

A Deadly Gamble: Myanmar’s Jade Industry
July 13, 2020

A Deadly Gamble: Myanmar’s Jade Industry

By Nicholas Muller
The multi-billion dollar industry fueled by China is shrouded in secrecy, continues to take lives, and displace tens of thousands
Plight of Rohingyas Under COVID-19 Spotlights ASEAN’s Failure
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.

Myanmar’s Meaningless Unilateral Ceasefires
May 29, 2020

Myanmar’s Meaningless Unilateral Ceasefires

By Joe Kumbun
The many unilateral ceasefires seem meaningless -- they have not stopped or even lessened the fighting so far.

Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning
May 27, 2020

Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning

By Associated Press
The image was taken on May 16 and suggests at least 200 buildings were burned.

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets
May 26, 2020

Survey Finds Overwhelming Support for Closing Illegal Wildlife Markets

By Luke Hunt
Reshaping East Asian opinion for a post-coronavirus world.
Outgoing UN Envoy Hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Can Change
May 06, 2020

Outgoing UN Envoy Hopes Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Can Change

By Luke Hunt
Explosions heard in Rakhine villages as military searches door-to-door.

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