Dr. Azeem Ibrahim

Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is the Director of Special Initiatives at the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy in Washington D.C. and author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Genocide” (Hurst, 2017). Twitter: @AzeemIbrahim

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Myanmar’s social media genocide

Social media is a powerful tool, for both good and ill. In Myanmar, social media — and Facebook in particular — has been put to cruel and dangerous use.

October 07, 2022

Salute the courage of Iran’s female protesters

Iran’s leaders would prefer it if their people chanted “Death to America,” but instead protesters in towns and cities across the country are calling for “Death to the dictator.”

September 23, 2022

US has no good reason to stall on Rohingya genocide label

Perhaps the two most egregious human rights crises currently unfolding in the world are the situations of the Uighurs in China and the Rohingya in Myanmar. The US has declared a genocide in the case of the Uighurs. It has so far resisted doing the same for the Rohingya. Why?

January 02, 2022