The Myanmar Times
Monday, 28 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

We must condemn messages of racism

On March 21 this year, the world commemorates the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for the first time following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

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Optimism on Myanmar’s transition

Author Nehginpao Kipgen reflects on a recent visit to Myanmar, looking at democratic transition and the prospect of peace and reconciliation in the country.

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Can we trust the Maungdaw probe?

The official report from the commission charged with investigating the alleged massacre at Du Chee Yar Tan raises some serious questions, writes Gabrielle Paluch.

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Lessons from one student’s crusade against conflict

Throughout my involvement in the cycle of conflict here in Myanmar, including the current attempts to make peace, I often think I have seen it all.

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Why the special rapporteur is needed as much as ever

An open letter from 47 Myanmar civil society organisations to member states of the UN Human Rights Council calling on the council to maintain a resolution on the human rights situation in Myanmar.


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Malaysia’s opposition faces judicial crackdown

There is always one rule for the high and mighty and another for you and me.



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Lessons from a student’s crusade against conflict

The Myanmar Peace Center's Aung Naing Oo on whether or not community projects and small innovations can help make peace in conflict areas.

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Page 2: The Insider

An irreverent look at local news brought to you by Myanmar Times online editor Kayleigh Long.



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Why compromise is not a dirty word

Compromise is controversial but it is often a necessary step to end a long-running, deadly conflict, writes the Myanmar Peace Center's Aung Naing Oo.

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With his ranting and raving, Gareth misses the real targets

Roger Mitton on former Australian foreign minister and ICG head Gareth Evans, and his grasp on affairs in Cambodia.

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