Myanmar

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

Why hasn’t the UN recognised the 1971 Bangladesh Genocide yet?

UN recognition of the 1971 East Pakistan genocide is not only important for the global body to regain its credibility and effectiveness, but also to expose a military institution which is seen as of strategic value to the West.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Rohingya, Geopolitics and Myanmar: An Uncertain Future

Myanmar's geopolitical value is putting Bangladesh in a tight spot

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

7 most beautiful temples around the world

Temples have historically played a vital part in not only the fabric of many religions but also the livelihoods of communities, dating back to the dawn of civilization. These amazing buildings are safe places for people who want to grow spiritually or learn more about a certain religion. Ancient and revered temples are both reminders of a region's past and towering examples of its traditional architectural styles. Whether it's an all-white, quirky temple in Thailand or a Doric sanctuary above Athens, these stunning temples are worth a visit on your next trip.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Tempering expectations in the aftermath of ICJ’s decision

What does the recent ICJ decision regarding Myanmar mean for Rohingya refugees?

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

Bangladesh should revisit its Myanmar policy

What does the repeated violation of Bangladesh’s land and airspace by the troublesome neighbour signify?

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Are the Rohingyas doomed to a half life?

Int'l community must put their money where their mouth is

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

‘Rohingya refugees need education to take control of their future’

Rohingya human rights activist Razia Sultana talks to Shuprova Tasneem from The Daily Star on Rohingya Genocide Remembrance Day.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

ICJ ruling takes Rohingyas one step closer to justice

The Gambia’s case against Myanmar for the genocide of Rohingyas is now all set to be heard and judged by the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019

CPJ urges Myanmar not to harass local top journo

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urges the Myanmar authorities to stop harassing and threatening to arrest Aung Marm Oo, editor-in-chief of the privately-owned Rakhine state-based news agency Development Media Group.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Myanmar rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Myanmar’s top court rejects the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act, in a landmark case that has raised questions about the country’s transition to democracy.