The Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar: Implications of Statelessness

Harvard FXB’s Work-in-Progress (WIP) Series will start the semester with a presentation of Dr. Balsari’s recent research with the Rohingya in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh. WIPs are an opportunity for researchers to share their work while it is still in formulation. A WIP generally starts with a formal presentation, followed by a lively question-and-answer period. Satchit Balsari, MD, MPH, FXB Center Fellow Dr. Satchit Balsari is on the faculty of emergency…

Who Will Act on Behalf of the Rohingya People of Myanmar?

By Arlan Fuller Over the past three months, the Myanmar military has led a violent campaign targeting the Rohingya people in Rakhine State and currently shows no signs of relenting. In early October, the government cited an attack on border police as justification for a wide-sweeping offensive targeting men, women and children, with beatings, incinerated homes, systematic rape, and extrajudicial killings. In Myanmar (once known as Burma) on January 20,…