‘They shot my two daughters in front of me’: Rohingya tell heartbreaking stories of loss and forced migration

If there’s anything positive about the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, it’s that the residents – despite their appalling recent experiences and obvious deprivation – are at least safe here from Myanmar’s military. Read my article for The Conversation here. AID DELIVERY KUTUPALONG NEW REFUGEE CAMP

Myanmarmy Genocide: Aung San Suu Kyi is complicit in military’s genocide, Ireland-style Plantation and denial of citizenship to the Rohingya

village-logo-2Irish observers of the Rohingya refugee crisis will find disturbing similarities between Myanmar’s mistreatment of the Rohingya and formative aspects of Ireland’s own history. Read my article for Village Magazine here.

Facebook is Hurting Democracy in Myanmar

Screenshop Asia Global croppedIn Myanmar, Buddhist nationalist groups have used Facebook to swamp public opinion with anti-Muslim speech. As elected representatives are pressed to follow these extreme views, Myanmar is showing the world how unreined social media can hurt democracy. Read the article at AsiaGlobal Online here.