Myanmar’s Rohingya: A Far Wider Tragedy

The crisis of the Rohingya minority of Myanmar is not simply a humanitarian one of huge dimension and one that has revealed the fragility of Aung San Suu Kyi’s status as a Nobel Peace Prize winner. It is a mult... Read More...

Killings Spark Fear, Rumors in Bangladeshi Refugee Camps

Mohammad Selim disappeared the night in May that Cyclone Mora tore through the Rohingya refugee camps on Bangladesh’s west coast. But it wasn’t the storm that killed him – his was one of a handful of recent murders blamed on gangs vying for power over the camp... Read More...

Myanmar-China Pipeline: Myanmar Pays a Price

Although a 770-km pipeline complex between the Kyaukpyu port in Myanmar to Yunnan in western China has begun to deliver oil and gas across the country, issues of compensation, environmental degradation, safety ... Read More...

Myanmar Struggles to Control Illegal Logging

Pyar Aung remembers the first time he saw a chainsaw. It was a German-made number being used by one of the logging companies operating in the forest around his remote village in Myanmar’s northwest Sagaing region in 2013. “It was so powerful and fast!” ... Read More...

Myanmar Migrants Face Malaysian Violence

The hundreds of thousands of Buddhist migrant workers in Malaysia face a growing cycle of violence, with scant attempts to protect their lives beyond sending out safety instructions.  In recent weeks, relati... Read More...