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Dr. Azeem Ibrahim

Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is a Director at the Center for Global Policy and author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide” (Hurst, 2017). Twitter: @AzeemIbrahim​

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Bangladesh needs a plan to help the Rohingya but moving them to Bashan Char is not it

Plans to move at least some Rohingya refugees from camps in Cox’s Bazar to the island of Bashan Char are back in the news. The government of Bangladesh is under pressure to reconsider and has temporarily backed down from moving about 100,000 people to the island.

October 23, 2020

Time for EU to stop looking the other way in Myanmar

One of the most striking aspects of the evolution of relations between Myanmar and other global players in light of its genocide against the Rohingya is the continued cooperation it enjoys with the EU. European leaders are making the wrong moral judgment calls in this situation.

October 08, 2020

Myanmar genocide criminal case should now be ironclad

The recent confessions by military personnel involved in operations against the Rohingya in Myanmar reveal clear “genocidal intent.”

September 13, 2020