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Myanmar’s human rights crisis justifies foregoing neutrality for a solidarity-based approach to humanitarianism
The human rights crisis in Myanmar justifies a solidarity-based approach to the provision of international aid.
How activists are using Facebook in Myanmar for democratic ends, but Facebook itself also facilitated hate speech
When Facebook was used in Myanmar as a platform for hate speech and organised violence against Rohingya, the company was quick to deflect blame.
Three experts on human rights and civil society discuss the situation in two countries which have seen recent democratic regression, Thailand and Myanmar, as well as the use of forced disappearances.
Myanmar’s Human Rights Commission has been noticeably silent which raises issues regarding expectations of human rights institutions against regimes inimical to human rights.
The coup has major potential consequences for a country that was struggling to emerge from decades of military oppression and conflict.