The conflict in Rakhine State has brought immense international attention to Myanmar and its emerging democracy. Over 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar because of violence committed by the military and Rakhine Buddhists. While the situation is complex, with a deep history and violence committed by both parties, the international party has been quick to blame … More Does Myanmar Need a Revolution?
As many know, starting in 2011, Myanmar began its democratization process. Since then many sanctions have been lifted and the country has seen improvements in social and economic development (albeit slower than anticipated). However, much of this improvement has only been realized for the Bamar majority, especially those living in the southern region of the … More Democratization Only for the Bamar