AUGUST 25th, 2023 // Six years ago, the Myanmar military launched a genocide against Rohingya people in Rakhine state. Our team interviewed Razia Sultana, lawyer, educator, and human rights activist, about the current situation of her community.
JULY 4th, 2023 // After pro-democracy parties led the way in the recent May elections, the Thai Parliament is expected to form a new civilian government. The majority of Thai citizens as well as Myanmar people who took shelter in the neighboring country after the coup, are hoping for a new era that will safeguard their respective rights. However, the new Thai government will have to confront the massive challenges posed by the Myanmar military and the growing refugee crisis.
MAY 14th, 2023 // Interviews with Manop Keereepuwadol (Move Forward Party) and Tip Ruchaitrakul (Thai Sang Thai), two men of Karen ethnicity who competed to become MP during the last national elections in Thailand in Chiang Mai and Mae Sot respectively.
On March 8th, 2023, Women’s League of Burma (WLB) joined a rally in the streets of Chiang Mai for International Women Day and held an exhibition with the satirical title “Manels: All Male Panels of Burma”. Manels – a word play of ‘Male’ and ‘Panel’ is not new to the feminist movement, but it was the first time that it was used in the Myanmar context.
A powerful collection of poems by a Southeast Asian youth for her Myanmar friends.
“I think we are all entitled to grief, don’t you think?” asked Southeast asian youths through artworks displayed in Yuwana Zine #7 and Exhibition. To mark International Human Rights Day on December 10th 2022, the ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF) collective organized two art exhibitions in Jakarta and Bangkok to showcase poetry, essays and illustrations created […]
NUG Ministry of Women, Youths and Children Affairs speaks about the suffering faced by women and children, the NUG actions to help and strengthen affected communities, as well as the need for the world’s attention to her country’s crisis.
Following the military coup in 1962 by General Ne Win, millions of people from Myanmar fled on-going civil conflicts to seek safety in neighbouring countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, China, India, and mostly in Thailand, where half of the diaspora are living for five decades.
August 25th, 2022 // This summer, a collective of Rohingya photographers living for years in the Kuputalong-Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh published their first photography magazine.