Is Burma in Asia? Is Burma the same as Myanmar? If the extent of your Burma knowledge is close to nil, here are 5 facts you should know. 1. Criminals are rarely prosecuted Ideally, a legal system would help victims get legal justice and hold perpetrators accountable for violating the law. But too often horrific … More 5 things you should know about Burma
Burma’s Rohingya Muslims, one of the world’s most vulnerable minority groups, have frequently been likened to snakes, savages, and mad dogs. One of the predominant causes of violence against minority groups is the belief that those of the minority group are lesser human beings; hate speech is a tool that helps fuel this belief. In … More Hate Speech Endangers Burma’s Muslims
Join us in celebrating Blog Action Day 2013 – Human Rights with our Top Ten List of Human Rights Abuses in Burma. Over the course of 2013, Burmese government officials have reached out to western nations to convince them to lift sanctions and invest in Burma. But these very same government officials continue to be … More TOP TEN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN BURMA 2013
In the eyes of some in the west, Burma’s fast track to success is nothing short of a fairytale. But on the ground, Burma’s reality is anything but – a system of impunity and centralized power ensures that government and military leaders operate without significant limits on their authority. Meanwhile, Burma’s people are subject to … More Is Human Trafficking a Political Game to the US Government?