What’s the point of the Nobel Peace Prize now?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 23, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA Does the Nobel Peace Prize matter any longer? To the …

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Myanmar’s democracy was always a bit of an aspiration. Now, we don’t have even that

by Rashmee

Posted on February 13, 2021


/FAITH, HOPE… A fortnight after the military coup in Myanmar, the dismal truth is how …

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There’s a major election on – in Myanmar

by Rashmee

Posted on November 5, 2020


The Economist’s US editor John Prideaux recently offered a droll revelation from US election scenario …

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Gambia’s case on behalf of the Rohingyas underlines shared humanity not just Muslim concerns

by Rashmee

Posted on December 19, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Gambia’s attempt to hold Myanmar accountable for the Rohingyas’ suffering tells an exhilarating story about …

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Burma’s ‘Dirty List’ of international companies has the usual suspects and some surprises too

by Rashmee

Posted on December 10, 2018


  The Burma Campaign UK, an NGO based in London, emailed an interesting press release …

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Could Rohingya crisis set off faith-based conflicts in South Asia? That’s what Bimal Ghosh fears

by Rashmee

Posted on September 19, 2017


Only the short-sighted or the credulous would be persuaded by Aung San Suu Kyi’s extraordinary …

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Are the Rohingyas the new Palestinians?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 17, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Are the Rohingyas the new Palestin­ians? They share the following descriptors: The disinherited, the dispossessed …

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Mis-labelling & persecution: Is Myanmar’s approach to Rohingyas dreadfully familiar?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 16, 2017


Someone sent me a link the other day to a Haaretz news report about Israel’s …

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Listen to Mishal Husain’s 2013 interview with Aung San Suu Kyi. It’s Trump’s ‘many sides’

by Rashmee

Posted on September 9, 2017


Here’s the link. Click on the embedded video. Have a listen for yourself. Four …

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How black magic is becoming a part of Myanmar’s election season

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2015


Canadians may have been scaring themselves silly about the niqab (or hijab, call it what …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK