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BRIEFING PAPER

30th March 2021

Cross-Border Trade in the Southern Philippines Amidst Covid-...

An analysis Covid-19’s effects in the Southern Philippines and health protocols in the Sulu archipelago.

EVENT

19th October 2020

Aid in Conflict-Affected Borderlands: The Rohingya Crisis in...

The session provides insights into the needs of refugees, their coping strategies, family ties abroad, and the adequacy and limitations of the current...

BRIEFING PAPER

23rd February 2021

Emerging Marketplace Dynamics in the Rohingya Refugee Camps ...

This briefing paper examines the emergence of informal camp markets in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the products sold, and t...

NEWSLETTER

2nd December 2020

Peripheral Vision: Views from the Borderlands – November 202...

How political, security and socio-economic developments affect the people living in contested borderlands and, reversely, how border dynamics shape ch...

BRIEFING PAPER

23rd February 2021

Community Perspectives on Access to Civil Justice after Cros...

This policy brief, a joint publication by Centre for Peace and Justice, Brac University and The Asia Foundation, conveys findings from a rapid analysi...

PODCAST

30th September 2020

The Crisis and the Cracks—Pakistan’s Covid-19 Experience at ...

Azeema Cheema

Complex crises tend to expose our worst faults and bare our best-kept biases. They also turn old inequalities into urgent problems, as crisis governan...

INTERVIEW

2nd September 2020

COVID and Conflict in Myanmar’s Borderlands: A View from the...

The Covid-19 crisis has once again focused attention on political fragmentation in Myanmar, especially along ethnic divides.

ARTICLE

23rd December 2020

The Hotel, the Teen Singer and the UWSA: Eastern Shan’s COVI...

A coronavirus outbreak in Tachileik has shone a rare spotlight on border-based hotels, KTVs and casinos with links to powerful armed groups, whose ...

ARTICLE

21st October 2020

Myths, Militias, and the Destruction of Loi Sam Sip

Activists in northern Shan State have been fighting for years to protect a culturally and environmentally important mountain range but face oppositi...

ARTICLE

22nd September 2020

Brothers Torn Apart: As TNLA Grows Stronger, Tensions Rise i...

The Ta’ang National Liberation Army and Kachin Independence Army have fought side by side for decades, but recent abuses against civilians underscore ...

RESEARCH REPORT

9th September 2020

Navigating the Margins: Family, Mobility and Livelihoods Amo...

This paper describes the ways that individuals and families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh cope with hardship and displacement.

BLOG

15th April 2020

Women for Peace in the “Land of Promise”

Wahida A. Abdullah

Mindanao, despite its legacy as a strife-ridden region, is still known to us as the “Land of Promise.”

ARTICLE

7th September 2020

The Scrap Over Loikaw’s Industrial Zone

The Kayah State government’s fast-tracking of a Chinese company’s proposal to invest tens of millions of dollars in a forgotten industrial zone in the...

BLOG

14th April 2020

Peace and the Pandemic: The Impact of COVID-19 on Conflict i...

Adam Burke

Disasters and crises—floods, earthquakes, wars, and of course pandemics—shine an unforgiving light on society’s problems and tensions. As the Covid-19...

BLOG

10th April 2020

How the Kayin BGF’s Business Interests Put Myanmar at Risk o...

Naw Betty Han

As the coronavirus spread around the world from China in February, the Kayin State Border Guard Force smuggled into Myanmar thousands of Chinese worke...

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