• Burma's Rohingya Ghettos Broke My Heart

    Sittwe, the capital of Burma's restive Rakhine state, is a town divided. Or, put more accurately, segregated, thanks to the majority Buddhist Rakhine people developing a passion for beating, raping, and murdering members of the local Muslim Rohingya...

  • Is the Burmese Military Keeping Rohingya Women as Sex Slaves?

    During my week in Sittwe, Burma, with the help of those who accompanied me, I obtained evidence that strongly implies that the Burmese military is imprisoning Rohingya women from the Arakhan region and using them as sex slaves.

  • Is Burma’s Anti-Muslim Violence Led by “Buddhist Neo-Nazis”?

    “Buddhist neo-Nazi” sounds like a contradiction in terms, but Dr. Muang Zarni, a Burmese human rights activist, says that the 969 group, which is responsible for much of the anti-Muslim violence in the country, is using tactics and rhetoric right out...

  • The Rohingya Movement, as Seen by a Journalist in Burma

    On Monday, we reported on the online activism surrounding the Rohingya genocide. Today we bring you an interview with a journalist on the frontlines in Burma, as well as an update on the RohingyaNOW movement as a whole.

  • Anonymous Taught Twitter About the Rohingya Genocide

    Yesterday, for a few hours at least, the plight of a small indigenous people was given center stage on Twitter. The Rohingya people—inhabitants of Burma, known officially as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar—were recognized by several thousand...

  • Global Fear League 2013

    It's time yet again for our annual Global Fear League, your guide to which countries will be held up by our media as bastions of terror this year—the year the world finally gives in and surrenders itself to the delicious prospect of all-out war.