How Major Sai Thein Win exposed the clandestine Burmese nuclear program.
Profile of Zoya Phan, freedom fighter and democracy activist from Burma.
As there was no UN mandated arms embargo, there were plenty of countries willing to keep supplying Burma’s newly enriched generals. China, Russia, Israel, Ukraine and others ensured Burma’s enlarged military was equipped with modern weaponry, paid for largely by Western investment.
Originating from the Rakhine State in western Myanmar, most of the Rohingya refugees have been denied official refugee status by the government of Bangladesh. Out of the estimated 250,000 Rohingyas who fled Myanmar, only a paltry 28,000 men, women and children are officially recognised as refugees and eligible for basic support from UNHCR.