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Rohingya Sue Facebook for $150 Billion, Alleging Role in Violence
December 07, 2021

Rohingya Sue Facebook for $150 Billion, Alleging Role in Violence

By Kelvin Chan
Lawyers filed a class-action lawsuit in California saying Facebook's arrival in Myanmar helped spread hate speech, misinformation, and incitement to violence.

How Facebook Has Failed Myanmar Yet Again
November 18, 2021

How Facebook Has Failed Myanmar Yet Again

By Sam McNeil and Victoria Milko
The online platform continues to be used to fuel hate, foment division and incite offline violence.
Myanmar’s Democratic Vision Depends on Including Rohingya, Other Ethnic Minorities
June 25, 2021

Myanmar’s Democratic Vision Depends on Including Rohingya, Other Ethnic Minorities

By Wai Wai Nu
“We will never be free until all of us are free.”

Why the National Unity Government’s Statement on Myanmar’s Rohingya Is Important
June 09, 2021

Why the National Unity Government’s Statement on Myanmar’s Rohingya Is Important

By Angshuman Choudhury
The shadow government's formal pledges to offer a persecuted minority justice and rights could help shape Myanmar's future.

Fire Devastates Large Swathe of Rohingya Refugee Camp
March 24, 2021

Fire Devastates Large Swathe of Rohingya Refugee Camp

By Sebastian Strangio
The fire is a harrowing reminder of the vulnerable position of Rohingya refugees, as their country descends into political crisis.

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences
February 05, 2021

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences

By Ankit Panda
How will the February 1, 2021, coup in Myanmar affect the country’s internal security and foreign relations?

Activists Denounce Myanmar Election App For ‘Inflaming’ Ethnic Tensions
October 01, 2020

Activists Denounce Myanmar Election App For ‘Inflaming’ Ethnic Tensions

By Sebastian Strangio
By accepting Myanmar's rigid official racial and religious categorizations, the EU-funded app runs the risk of entrenching sectarian divides.
The Problem with the Myanmar Army’s Admissions of Guilt
September 17, 2020

The Problem with the Myanmar Army’s Admissions of Guilt

By Maggi Quadrini
Admissions of guilt for atrocities are usually the prelude to closed-door trials lacking any real degree of transparency or accountability.

Aceh Offers Sanctuary to Rohingya After Grueling Sea Voyage
September 10, 2020

Aceh Offers Sanctuary to Rohingya After Grueling Sea Voyage

By Sebastian Strangio
The gesture of humanity casts into stark relief the challenges facing a resolution to the humanitarian emergency in Rakhine State.

Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Rakhine Atrocities
September 09, 2020

Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Rakhine Atrocities

By Sebastian Strangio
The graphic videotaped admissions mark a step towards international accountability – but there is a long way to go.

China’s Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects
September 03, 2020

China’s Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects

By Sebastian Strangio
Yang Jiechi's visit is a sign of the complications China faces in advancing its strategic interests in Myanmar.
Malaysia’s Unwelcoming Shore for Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution
July 28, 2020

Malaysia’s Unwelcoming Shore for Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution

By Gayle Manchin and James W. Carr
Malaysia has long guaranteed the safety of thousands of refugees, despite remaining outside international conventions, but that’s changing at a worrying pace.

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