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2020/11/10 | East Asia Forum

Refugees Left Stranded by Southeast Asia Amid Covid-19

As governments impose strict border controls to contain the spread of Covid-19, asylum seekers and refugees are stranded at sea.

2020/07/09 | Voice of America

Myanmar Military Kills Civilians in Indiscriminate Attacks, Amnesty Says

Amnesty International reported that the Myanmar military has indiscriminately bombed civilians, including children in March and April.

2018/11/21 | The Interpreter

MYANMAR: Press Freedom Crumples amid Support for Dubious Foreign Reports

The Myanmar government's endorsement of a US 'anti-Rohingya supporter' marks a new low in the country's press freedom.

2018/09/05 | Global Voices

MYANMAR: Outrage After Journalists Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

The wives of the imprisoned journalists have expressed their shock at the sentence. Voices internationally and within Myanmar are reacting with horror.

2018/08/17 | The Conversation

OPINION: Rohingya Refugees Remain Trapped in Catastrophe

One year after the outbreak of the crisis the Rohingya are no closer to a resolution.

2017/10/12 | Max Martin

Rohingya Face Conflux of Conflict, Development and Disaster

The ethnic cleansing and wholesale expulsion of Rohingyas from Rakhine state in Myanmar highlight how forced migration of minority communities is driven by identity politics and land grabs for development.

2017/09/28 | Devika Sakhadeo and Vishal Manve

Why Is India Threatening to Deport 40,000 Rohingya Muslims?

The threat of deportation is adding more grief to the lives of Rohingya refugees.

2017/09/21 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Aung San Suu Kyi's Head Buried in the Sand?

Aung San Suu Kyi says she does not know why people are fleeing and 'since the fifth of September, there have been no armed clashes and there have been no clearance operations.'

2017/09/20 | Khin Zaw Win

Myanmar Must Accept Responsibility for Rohingya alongside Openness to Diversity

With no end in sight to the plight of the Rohyinga Muslims in Myanmar and Bangladesh, and an underwhelming response from de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the clock is ticking for Myanmar to accept historical responsibility and open its arms to multiculturalism.

2017/03/15 | TIME

U.N. Warned That Myanmar May Be Trying to Expel the Rohingya Population Entirely

The Myanmar government, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has denied allegations of wrongdoing.

2017/01/27 | Daniel P Sullivan

The Rohingya Crisis and Suu Kyi’s Chance

Myanmar’s foreign minister and de-facto leader is caught between conflicting international and domestic pressures over the Rohingya crisis, but Daniel P Sullivan argues she can harness the growing chorus of international criticism to break down the barriers to change.

2017/01/13 | Dinith Adikari

Is Ma Ba Tha Really in Decline?

Despite suffering a series of grave blows, an ’emotional story’ keeps the controversial Buddhist group active and influential in Myanmar, Dinith Adikari writes.

2017/01/11 | Iftekharul Bashar

Myanmar’s Rohingya Plight Faces Jihadist Hijacking

The plight of the Rohingya minority has attracted the attention of regional and international extremist and terrorist groups.

2017/01/05 | David Prentice

OPINION: The Rohingya Alan Kurdi

Will the shocking photo of a dead Rohingya toddler bring attention to the plight of Burma’s Rohingya minority?

2016/12/15 | Nancy Hudson-Rodd

Decades of Denial as Rohingya Genocide Continues

Recent violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state has led to an increase in the persecution of the Rohingya people, but the international community continues to turn a blind eye, Nancy Hudson-Rodd writes.