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William Lloyd George

Politics

Impending humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are threatened by an increase in sectarian violence.

Politics

Myanmar, the death sentence and the rule of law

Myanmar's government must allow reforms in the judicial system, and the first step is to guarantee its independence.

Politics

Suu Kyi's desire for oath change jeopardises progress

If it succeeds, this move will cement her party's power; if it fails, the people will pay the price of stalled progress.

Politics

Mali's irrevocable crisis

The Tuareg, under various acronyms, have been fighting - on and off - against the Malian government since 1963.

Politics

FARC leader dies, civil war continues

Despite concerns FARC will become fractured, the same grievances remain so Colombia's civil war will continue.

Politics

West Papua's cry for help

West Papuans have been rising up against neocolonial Indonesia - which took control of the country in 1962.

Politics

Myanmar's careful reformist: Thein Sein

Reform and submission to the people's will has Myanmar sprung up for hope, yet hardliners and China complicate matters.