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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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Act now to prevent disaster in the Rohingya camps

After all that they have gone through, the Rohingya are facing a killer even more deadly than the Myanmar military: Like the rest of us, they must now contend with the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 11, 2020

The ICJ’s Rohingya ruling could affect the geopolitical global order

The ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in January calling on Myanmar to undertake a set of Provisional Measures to protect the Rohingya minority could indirectly have a major impact on the global order.

February 16, 2020

Xi reminds Myanmar where its priorities should lie

President Xi Jinping of China visited Myanmar at the weekend, marking 70 years of close relations between the two countries. Indeed, Myanmar (then known as Burma) was one of the first countries with which the communist People’s Republic developed close formal ties. 

January 19, 2020