COVID-19

Reading through our in-depth and featured reports, you will know COVID-19 and the situation of precarious IDPs' lives and livelihood in the midst of intensive armed conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘How Is That Fair?’ The Silent Terror of Survivor’s Guilt.

Daniel Nyan had just picked up lunch and was driving home when a powerful wave of emotion forced him to pull over and start crying. “I have a car, I have a home and can buy myself food,” he recalled thinking. “So many of our people can’t. Daniel was born in Myanmar’s remote Chin State on the border with India. He left the country years ago and is now running the operations of an international child protection organisation in Mae Sot, a Thai town where refugees from Myanmar have lived for

ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်တွင် အုပ်ချုပ်ရေးအာဏာကျယ်ပြန့်လာသည့် ရက္ခိုင့်တပ်တော်

စစ်အာဏာသိမ်းမှုအလွန်တွင် ရက္ခိုင့်တပ်တော်သည် ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်အတွင်း အုပ်ချုပ်မှုယန္တရားတစ်ခုကို တည်ထောင်၍ အခြေကျလာစေရန် ကြိုးပမ်းနေသည်။

Arakan Army extends administrative grip on Rakhine State

The Arakan Army and its political wing, the United League of Arakan, have unveiled a political dispute mechanism and plans for a judiciary in Rakhine State as part of their moves to “bring justice to all people living in Rakhine.” The United League of Arakan is advancing steadily towards its objective of assuming administrative control in Rakhine State, and has seen a high level of compliance from the state’s residents with the stay-at-home order it issued on July 20 in response to the third wa

To Fight the Coronavirus, Myanmar Needs a Cease-Fire in Rakhine

Myanmar has reported only six deaths from COVID-19 so far, but its limited health infrastructure raises concerns about its potential ability to control a larger outbreak. Three years ago, a brutal military campaign pushed more than 700,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority to flee across the border to Bangladesh. Since late 2018, the state has faced another crisis: the escalating conflict between the rebel Arakan Army, which seeks autonomy for Rakhine, and Myanmar’s armed forces, known as

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