The Myanmar government claims that the Islamic State poses a growing threat to Rakhine state. But with little evidence, this only serves to build the narrative of Islamic terrorism that the military uses to justify its atrocities in Rakhine.
ASEAN is approaching a defining moment. Will it allow regional human rights abuses to undermine its power as a supranational body, or will it abandon its policy of non-intervention?
The Burmese military perpetuates the belief that the Rohingya are stateless. But it is a myth.
A leading UN human rights commissioner suggested Aung San Suu Kyi could face charges of genocide. Is this a possible ending to the Rohingya genocide episode?
The Rohingya crisis continues as Aung San Suu Kyi struggles to maintain her influence over the military.
As the Rohingya crisis escalates, ISIS-affiliated groups prepare to launch a jihad against the government of Myanmar.
President Joko Widodo’s critics have left him with little choice but to take action to bring peace to Myanmar. Will other ASEAN states follow suit, or will Indonesia stand alone?
Military authorities in Myanmar have claimed that the UN’s multiple allegations of abuse of the Rohingya community are “fabricated.” Meanwhile, refugees continue to suffer across the region.
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.
Poverty and human rights abuses wreak havoc across Myanmar while the government is inactive; ineptly running the country and failing to provide basic protection for their downtrodden population.