Myanmar


Crowdfunding Campaign To Place International Pressure On Burma To End Ethnic Cleansing

With the onset of the Rohingya Crisis and nearly half a million refugees seeking refuge in Bangladesh, actions are now taken to condemn what the top United Nations human-rights official dubs a “textbook ethnic cleansing,” stating that it is a crime against humanity. The Independent reports that Hussein Mohamad and […]


Rohingya Crisis: Rethinking The International Community’s Criticism

Since August 2017, the Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar has escalated. According to Independent, approximately 500 thousand Rohingya refugees have rush to the border, which in turn has increased domestic pressure in Bangladesh. This rapid and large-scale refugee crisis has drawn international attention. However, Myanmar’s State Counsellor Ann San Suu Kyi […]


Rohingya Crisis: International Action Needed After Aung San Suu Kyi’s Controversial Speech

A televised speech by Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi has drawn international attention this week. Suu Kyi refused to criticize Myanmar’s security forces, which is believed to have carried out brutal ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the country. Facing a barrage of international criticism, what the Myanmar’s […]


The Rohingya: Vague Identity, Constant Mobility, And Miserable Destiny

In early September, a group of Rohingya Muslims crossed the Bangladesh border and proceeded with their new life challenges. Over the decades, they have been raped, tortured, and displaced from Myanmar in appalling conditions. The fierce conflict between Rohingya militants and security forces in Myanmar has resulted in devastating consequences: […]


Bangladesh Struggling To Cope With Rohingya Influx

Exhausted, bereft, and in urgent need of medical treatment, thousands of Rohingya are slowly getting the help they need. But Bangladesh medics are struggling to cope with the Rohingya influx. Bangladesh has been overwhelmed by Rohingya Muslims since violence erupted in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar’s Rakhine state on August 25. The UN […]