Myanmar

Opinion – Identity Politics and COVID-19 in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Sinmyung Park • Jun 8 2020 • Articles
All stakeholders should realise that COVID-19 provides a rare opportunity to advance the seemingly impossible goal of peace that the Rakhinese have longed for.

Nationalism, Persecution and Repatriation of the Rohingya

Kazi Fahmida Farzana • Apr 5 2018 • Articles
It is imperative to rethink whether incentives are good for a country like Myanmar which is recovering from the experience of nearly 50 years of military rule, or sanctions are more effective to change behavior.

Review – East Asia’s Other Miracle: Explaining the Decline of Mass Atrocities

Adrian Gallagher • Mar 7 2018 • Features
Bellamy's text studies the remarkable decline of mass atrocities in East Asia since their peak and analyses the factors that fostered and hindered this phenomenon.

Interview – Simon Long

E-International Relations • Jan 4 2018 • Features
Journalist Simon Long shares his views on state-media relations in the Asian context, geopolitical tensions in East Asia, the role of ASEAN and Rohingya refugee crisis.

Interview – William Schabas

E-International Relations • Dec 19 2017 • Features
Prof. William Schabas discusses his new book project, the ICC’s jurisdiction, its relationship with the United States and enthusiasm for international criminal justice.

The Influence of China in Bringing Peace to Myanmar

Aisha Ismail and Elliot Dolan-Evans • Oct 23 2017 • Articles
China’s overall strategy in the world’s longest civil war that takes place in Myanmar is unclear, and its interests may not always align with a robust peace process.

Review – Comparative Study of Child Soldiering on Myanmar-China Border

Simon Reich • Jan 26 2016 • Features
Despite its briefness, this title does an admirable job of explaining the underlying causes of what is arguably the most acute case of child soldiering today.

Reports on Genocide in Myanmar Highlight the Need for Change

Ronan Lee • Jan 24 2016 • Articles
The situation for the majority of Rakhine State’s residents, Buddhist and Muslim, is dreadful. But, for the Rohingya Muslims it is tragic.

Managing Expectations in NLD-led Myanmar

Matthew Mullen • Dec 18 2015 • Articles
Rooting out predatory power such as that firmly in place after decades of military rule in Myanmar requires public and international buy-in.

Problems with Facts about Rohingya Statelessness

Nick Cheesman • Dec 8 2015 • Articles
Ironically, and tragically, the surpassing symbolic and juridical power of 'national race' identity is for the Rohingya at once their problem and their solution.

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