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Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Minorities Politics Religion

Minorities report

Burma’s elections this November will be closely contested - but will the country’s ethnic minorities finally be heard? Tina Burrett reports.

Filed in: Burma Politics

Rohingyas in Canada: portraits of life and struggle

Colin Boyd Shafer documents a community’s resilience in the face of adversity.

Filed in: Burma Canada Migration

Burma’s Rohingya: the invisible people

The country’s democratic changes have yet to reach its ethnic minorities. Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons report.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Politics

Country profile: Burma

In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. We explore its transformation in this month’s ‘Country Profile’.

Filed in: Burma

Genocide by any other name

Media attention has focused on the plight of Rohingya refugees, but their background story is repeatedly ignored, says Neda Tehrani.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Minorities

Burma’s ‘transition’ leaves women's rights behind

David Baulk looks at sexual violence and development in Burma’s ethnic communities.

Filed in: Burma Politics Women

'The British government is promoting its own interests in Burma’

Zoya Phan talks to Jack Gilbert on the Burma-Britain relationship.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights

Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.

Filed in: Burma Development Minorities Religion

Burma's bloodthirsty monks

Brennan O’Connor meets the activists who are challenging a violent Buddhist minority intent on persecuting Muslims.

Filed in: Activism Burma Religion Violence

Burma must address its ‘Rohingya problem’

With ethnic violence displacing hundreds of thousands, a resolution can’t come too soon, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Burma Politics Religion

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