Originally published on The Globe Post. Op-ed written by Luthfi Dhofier, MPPGA and Dr. Ross Michael Pink. World Refugee Day is celebrated annually on June 20 to raise awareness of the challenges that refugees face around the world. There are some 26 million refugees worldwide, roughly the same as the population of Australia. Studies found that… Read More World Refugee Day 2020: Is It Time for a New Refugee Convention?
What is the Rohingya Crisis? The ongoing violence that is taking place in Myanmar has turned into the world’s fastest-developing refugee crisis. More than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh in the last three weeks, 240,000 of them are children. In his public statement, one UN official called this crisis “ethnic cleansing.” The situation… Read More ASEAN and the Myanmar Conundrum