How populism directed against minorities is used to prop up Myanmar’s ‘Democratic’ revival

12 March 2018

It is delusional to expect that this unfettered racism will stop there. It must be confronted. Shockingly, though, most ‘indigenous’ ethnic organizations are silent on the ongoing crisis.

Refugees escaping from Myanmar in Palongkhali, Ukhiya,Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, February 2018. / Photo credit Flickr/ maruf1122345. Some rights reserved.

This is one of the closing articles in the series on ‘confronting authoritarian populism and the rural world’, linked to the Emancipatory Rural Politics Initiative (ERPI). The full article can be read here.