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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.

UN Human Rights Expert Accuses Myanmar Army of Fresh Abuses
May 01, 2020

UN Human Rights Expert Accuses Myanmar Army of Fresh Abuses

By Associated Press
A UN special rapporteur took aim at the Myanmar military for targeting ethnic minorities in Rakhine and Chin states.

4 ASEAN States Abusing COVID-19 Emergency Powers
April 27, 2020

4 ASEAN States Abusing COVID-19 Emergency Powers

By Luke Hunt
UN warnings unheeded amid arrests, death threats, and muzzling the press.
Myanmar Must End Repression Now, Says Rights Group in New Report
April 13, 2020

Myanmar Must End Repression Now, Says Rights Group in New Report

By Associated Press
The call comes amid expected elections later this year.

The Truth About Myanmar’s Genocide Case Defense Lawyer
March 10, 2020

The Truth About Myanmar’s Genocide Case Defense Lawyer

By Andrew Nachemson
The focus on William Schabas’ history and personal views detracts from the more substantive issues at play in allegations of genocide in Myanmar.

Afghan and Burmese Women: Sisters in the Universal Struggle for Human Rights
March 07, 2020

Afghan and Burmese Women: Sisters in the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

By Kamal Ahmad and Farhat Popal
It is essential that the international community continue to invest in women and girls around the world.

Myanmar’s Aggressive Nationalism in the Air Ahead of 2020 Elections
February 21, 2020

Myanmar’s Aggressive Nationalism in the Air Ahead of 2020 Elections

By Andrew Nachemson
Recent events have highlighted the more aggressive side of the country’s nationalist tendencies as it prepares to head to the polls later this year.
What Will Myanmar’s New Home Minister Mean for the Country’s Security and Politics?
February 10, 2020

What Will Myanmar’s New Home Minister Mean for the Country’s Security and Politics?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of the new appointment.

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