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Ethnic cleansing in Bangladesh: the Chittagong Hill Tracts?

Written by Jnan.

The Bangladesh government has been hailed by the international community as a champion of humanitarianism for sheltering the Rohingya refugees. Without doubt, the action taken by Bangladesh is very commendable. 1,251 more words

South Asia

Why is Myanmar burning while Sri Lanka is not?

Written by Rizwan Zeb.

How and when does an ethnic conflict turn violent? Who plays the decisive role in politicising an ethnic group? What are the tools or strategies that are used to politicise an ethnic group? 1,562 more words


Colonel Mathieu in the Borderlands of Myanmar

Francesco Buscemi explores dynamics between the government and state-repelling populations in Myanmar. 2,800 more words


Justice and National Reconciliation: Why Looking at the Past is the Key to the Future

Janeen Sawatzky calls for a re-thinking of “reconciliation” in the context of Burma’s transition. 1,094 more words

Research Report

US hits Myanmar general in new global rights sanctions

US hits Myanmar general in new global rights sanctions

Agence France-Presse   –  Published at 10:37 PM December 21, 2017
Others hit with sanctions included Benjamin Bol Mel, who has served as an adviser to South Sudan President Salva Kiir, and former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh… 259 more words

Resolving the Northern Stalemate is the Key to Peace in Myanmar

Angshuman Choudhury considers options for the government in engaging with a new ethnic umbrella group. 1,706 more words


India's Federal Success: Recognition is the Way Forward

Written by Katharine Adeney.

Ethnofederalism (where the boundaries of at least some of the federal units coincide with ‘ethnic’ boundaries) has been contested as a solution for diverse societies e.g. 1,242 more words