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Myanmar Rohingya

The Rohingya Are Suu Kyi's Litmus Test for a Legitimate Democracy

Harrison Akins | Posted 11.09.2015 | World
Harrison Akins

The smiling faces of Burmese voters demonstrate an exuberant nation prepared for a new era of democracy and political freedom. The smiling faces of Burmese voters, however, also hide the tragic reality for many in Myanmar -- the continued exclusion and persecution of Muslims, especially the Rohingya people.

Report: Thai Navy Involved In Smuggling Threatened Muslim Minority

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

(Recasts to add comment from U.S. State Department) By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK, July 19 (Reuters) - Thailand's navy ...

The Rohingya of Burma -- Betrayed by Aung San Sui Kyi

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 07.17.2013 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

The continuing silence of Aung San Sui Kyi on the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Burma continues to confound and dismay all those who welcomed her return to the international scene as the moral voice of Burma.

Preventing Sectarian Strife in Myanmar

David L. Phillips | Posted 01.07.2013 | World
David L. Phillips

Myanmar's 800,000 Rohingya originally hail from West Bengal. Today they are stateless people, denied citizenship in Myanmar and rejected by Bangladesh.