Burma Human Rights

When Will the Persecution of Rohingya Muslims End?

Tasnim Nazeer | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK
Tasnim Nazeer

The UN has described the Rohingya Muslim community in Burma as the Palestine of Asia and one of the most-persecuted minorities in the world.

Military Reform Is Crucial for Lasting Change in Burma

Hugo Swire | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Politics
Hugo Swire

Over the last three years, tentative but welcome reforms have begun in Burma... But much as we welcome this progress, there is still a huge amount to be done if we are to maintain the momentum towards democracy and to tackle the continuing human rights concerns.

Eye Witness Accounts of Meiktila Massacre; Beaten, Burnt and Stabbed

Assed Baig | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Politics
Assed Baig

Reports of what actually took place in the Central Myanmar town of Meiktila are still emerging. IDPs are beginning to speak out and tell the world of what they witnessed with their own eyes.

Massacre in Meiktila: That Was My Friend

Assed Baig | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Politics
Assed Baig

Following recent attacks in central Myanmar against Muslims, the displaced have been fleeing to the central city of Mandalay. Buildings were burnt down and the "official" death toll stood at 32, as angry mobs roamed the streets.

The Green, Green Grass Of Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said she is still "fond" of the country's army despite it putting her under house arrest for 15 years. ...

Felicity A Morse

Myanmar's Most Famous Comedian On Bono, Bravery and Burma

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK

He's survived jail, revolution and the wrath of army generals, but Burmese comedian Zarganar confesses appearing on stage with Bono has been his most ...