Articles by World Peace Foundation

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September Employee of the Month: [Nobel Peace Laureate] Aung San Suu Kyi
World Peace Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Sep 2017

September 2017’s “employee of the month” is Aung San Suu Kyi, awarded this month for her refusal to recognize the assault against the Rohingya population of Myanmar for what it is: a massive state-sponsored campaign of violence against a minority group. In lieu of a WPF explanation of the awardee, however, we re-post the below “Open Letter to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi” written by Burmese activists.

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Dinner in the Land of Black and White
Bridget Conley – World Peace Foundation, 29 Apr 2013

22 Apr 2013 – The coincidence of two news items about Burma/Myanmar today demand brief commentary: 1) International Crisis Group is honoring President U Thein Sein at its annual dinner, and 2) Human Rights Watch released a damning report about assaults against Burma’s Rohingya minority.

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Burma/Myanmar: Its Conflicts, Western Advocacy, and Country Impact
Maung Zarni – World Peace Foundation, 8 Apr 2013

Burma’s conflicts are neither new nor are they singular. Conflicts along multiple-lines – class and ideology, civil society and the military, and ethnic groups– have been going on for nearly 65 years, that is, since Burma’s independence from Britain in 1947/1948.

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