Mass expulsion of refugees from Myanmar cause concern around the world

Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis has now escalated into a massive international, humanitarian and political catastrophe with hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar. Amid increasing international criticism, Myanmar’s civilian leader – and Nobel peace prize winner – Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to give a speech on Tuesday in which she will address the Rohingya crisis. Magnus […]

History made in Myanmar: Cornell professors comment on outcome of elections

The results in one of Myanmar’s freest elections in a generation are in, and the National League for Democracy – lead by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi – won by a landslide.   Magnus Fiskesjö, an associate professor in Cornell’s department of anthropology and expert on Southeast Asia, says it’s possible this election will become a […]