In the formal exclusion of all Rohingya by identity and all conflict zones in Kachin State, the validity of the entire census is called into sharp question.
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By Lusha Chen for the Pulitzer Center
The decades-long conflict between the Burmese government and Kachin Independence Army, members of a minority ...
Corrupt elites controlling local resources have exacerbated the feeling of inequality. But as natural resources have been the cause of Myanmar's conflicts, they are also a key part of the solution.
Just as Burma is at a political and economic crossroads, so too are its youth. Today's young leaders in Burma will be trailblazers in the new politico-economic climate.
That a country that is 85 percent Buddhist -- the religion of peace -- is known for non-stop war is a cruel historical irony. What can the U.S. do to help? A lot.
Armed conflict in Kachin state is a hindrance to Burma's democratic transition. The conflict also damages Burma's credibility as it happens when the international community has begun to show great interest in the country.
YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's military acknowledged launching airstrikes against ethnic Kachin rebels in the north and said it captured a hilltop ...
An estimated 75,000 people have been displaced by the fighting that ignited in June last year between the Burmese government and the Kachin Independence Organization/Army.
There is absolutely no question that the international community must move towards investing in Burma -- but they must do so in a way that upholds the human rights of its people.
How can we best support a transition towards full reform in Burma? How might we best support human rights there? The answers may not be simple, but there are certain steps that are.
Clashes this summer along Myanmar's northern and eastern borders between the country's army and Kachin rebels shattered a 17-year ceasefire in one of the world's longest-running civil wars.
They have been preparing for this crisis since 1994. They have built a disciplined, equipped, determined force not of hundreds, not of thousands, but ...
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