Posts Tagged: Myanmar
Aung San Suu Kyi either sees her sphere of influence as very limited or she is genuinely biased against Burma’s ethnic groups.
Buddhist monks in Myanmar rival Islamist extremists in their intolerance.
Daw Suu refused to address the plight of the oppressed Rohingya, who originally come from Bangladesh, when she met its prime minister.
Buddhist mobs in Burma justify their attacks on Rohingya Muslims by claiming that the victims were illegal Bengalis trying to sneak into the country.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.
Democratic and political reforms in Burma have been uneven and halting.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar--we never heard of you before.
Aung San Suu Kyi's tremendous skills as an opposition leader don't necessarily translate to presidential politics.
Walden Bello journeys through Burma's changing political landscape.