Myanmar’s military and the Arakan Army appear on the verge of establishing a ceasefire after over two years of intense fighting. For supporters of Myanmar’s peace process, it’s worth examining how and why the two sides have moved towards dialogue.
A leaked ASEAN report ignores risks to Rohingya and violence in Rakhine, showing that plans for repatriation will need to be driven by refugees themselves.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party is making a new push to reform Myanmar’s constitution. The move may help reduce the military’s power, allowing the NLD to advance the peace process before the 2020 elections.
Myanmar’s Vice President unveiled the government’s latest plans to attract tourists. They do little to address the real factors driving tourists away.
Aung San Suu Kyi finally spoke out on the situation in Rakhine. But her speech only perpetuated false information and offered no meaningful solutions.
A Rohingya militia group was responsible for attacks on border police that sent thousands in Rakhine State running for their lives late last year. They say their goal is rights for their community but they may open the door to something much darker.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailMyanmar’s minority Muslim group has long suffered at the hands of both the majority Buddhist communities and national authorities, who claim these “illegal settlers” are…
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailAs international headlines fill with calls for action on ethnic violence in Rakhine, prominent human rights defender Aung San Suu Kyi remains unable to take…
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailThe ASEAN economic bloc’s principle of non-interference is facing its toughest ever questions as human rights defenders call for action on the alleged genocide tearing…
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailAttacks by militias and the military are razing entire towns to the ground in parts of Myanmar, fracturing families as people flee for their lives….