Myanmar

The Unconstitutionality of Myanmar’s State of Emergency

The Unconstitutionality of Myanmar’s State of Emergency

On 1st of February 2021, the State Peace and Development Council (‘SPDC’) imposed a year-long state of emergency. ...
The Failure of the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief?: The Case of Southeast Asia

The Failure of the Right to Freedom of Religion and Belief?: The Case of Southeast Asia

The right to freedom of religion or belief (“freedom of religion”) is protected at the international and regional ...
The Prospects for the Malaysian Exercise of Universal Jurisdiction over Myanmarese Atrocity Crimes

The Prospects for the Malaysian Exercise of Universal Jurisdiction over Myanmarese Atrocity Crimes

The ‘clearance operations’ commenced in August 2017 against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim population by the State’s ...
Rohingyan Repatriation and the Principle of Non-Refoulment

Rohingyan Repatriation and the Principle of Non-Refoulment

Myanmar and Bangladesh recently concluded a controversial deal in order to repatriate the first batch of the ...
The Assault on Media Freedom in Myanmar: A Worrying Trend

The Assault on Media Freedom in Myanmar: A Worrying Trend

When Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party won a landslide victory in the November 2015 elections ...
Fact-Finding and the Rohingya Community

Fact-Finding and the Rohingya Community

In March of this year, the Human Rights Council (HRC) unanimously adopted a resolution concerning the Myanmar ...
Jade and Conflict in Myanmar: Regional Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Gaps and Future Implications for Ethical Business

Jade and Conflict in Myanmar: Regional Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Gaps and Future Implications for Ethical Business

Global Witness has recently presented the findings of a  twelve-month investigation which revealed how the jade ...
Sexual Violence in Modern Myanmar

Sexual Violence in Modern Myanmar

The Oxford Burma Alliance will be hosting a roundtable on sexual violence in Burma. It will be chaired by Dr ...

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