It falls on the world community to take Myanmar to task for recent violence along its border with Bangladesh.
Pressure from world governments, and notably the UK, will be needed if the Rohingyas currently trapped in Bangladesh are to find justice.
Tokyo and New Delhi are being forced to walk a fine line between human rights and their own economic and security imperatives.
Ultimately, playing by the military’s constitutional rules and towing its line on the Rohingya weren’t enough to keep Aung San Suu Kyi out of house arrest.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) will face a tough test at the polls on November 8th. But so too will the country’s fragile democratic institutions.
With ethnic conflicts flaring up and down the country, reinvigorating the nation-level peace process will be challenging – but not impossible.
Policymakers should tackle Asia’s diversity problem to reap not just a moral dividend, but an economic one as well.
It’s unlikely that the Rohingya refugees who cross into flood-ravaged Bangladesh will ever be welcomed back in Myanmar.
The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is drawing international condemnation and fraying relations between the civilian and military authorities.
After being criticised for an uncharacteristic silence regarding the violence facing Muslims in Myanmar, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has finally spoken out.