Myanmar's government is persecuting Muslims through court convictions
21 December 2015
There has been continued persecution of the Muslim community in Myanmar, particularly against the Rohingya. In the wake of the National League for Democracy (NLD)’s sweeping electoral victory, there are calls on NLD leader (and Nobel Peace Prize winner) Aung San Suu Kyi to demand an end to the persecution of Muslims. But Professor Penny Green tells The Diplomat, “The NLD remain indifferent and as a consequence implicit in the annihilation of the Burmese Rohingya.” Read the full article here.
- Penny Green is Professor of Law and Globalisation and Director of the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University of London.
- ISCI's study on the genocide of Myanmar's muslim population was also featured in E.S.R.C News.