Anti-Muslim Violence in Burma/Myanmar and the Responsibility to Protect

Content Type
Policy Brief
Institution
The Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
Abstract
After more than fifty years of military rule, in 2011 Burma/Myanmar embarked upon a historic transition with the new civilian government, led by President Thein Sein, undertaking a series of political and economic reforms. Burma/Myanmar has been congratulated by the international community for its attempt to end gross human rights abuses and establish a more tolerant and peaceful society.
Topic
Human Rights, International Cooperation, Islam, Regional Cooperation, Governance, Minorities, Reform
Political Geography
Asia, Burma, Myanmar