Rohingya Muslims
Burma

Rohingya Muslims

Obama’s imminent visit to Burma will concrete a recent thawing in relations between the developing nation, post-military dictatorship, and the Western world, but in the wake of waves of violence and ethnocide across Burma’s Rakhine state,  it also highlights how much further this fledgling ‘democracy’ has to go. Burma has been celebrated the world over … Continue reading

Falun Gong
China

Falun Gong

While economic and social controls have been greatly relaxed in China since the 1970s, political freedom is still tightly restricted, and bearing the brunt of China’s force against dissidents are the practioners of Falun Gong, who are made subject to beatings, torture, and perhaps even organ harvesting, behind the closed doors of China’s punitive system. According to … Continue reading