Regions / Burma
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
Can the written word bridge our aching divides? Experiments are underway in some of the world’s most combustible conflict zones.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
The failure of R2P is not in the doctrine, but in the states that refuse to implement it.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.
Aung San Suu Kyi either sees her sphere of influence as very limited or she is genuinely biased against Burma’s ethnic groups.
Burma's constitution awards a quarter of its parliament to the military. But that's not Aung San Suu Kyi's biggest problem by a long shot.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a risky escape to Malaysia.