Myanmar’s Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis

By Dr Maung Zarni   Dr Maung Zarni is a non-resident research scholar, Sleuth Rith Institute, (A permanent Documentation Centre of Cambodia) & former visiting lecturer, Harvard Medical School, USA Border guards in Bangladesh are refusing entry to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. Credit: Anurup Titu/IPS PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, Mar 17 2016 (IPS) – The persisting humanitarian crisis…

Is the Egyptian media starting to hold Sisi to account?

By Mohamad Elmasry     Leading Egyptians, including media figures, have begun to turn their fire away from the Brotherhood and toward President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi A large body of media research suggests that media systems inevitably reflect the larger sociopolitical systems in which they are situated. Thus, democratic political systems tend to produce relatively free press institutions…