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Title: Articles on India and Myanmar by Observer Research Foundation
Description/subject: About 50 Myanmar-India related articles from 2006.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Observer Research Foundation
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 25 September 2015


Individual Documents

Title: Rohingyas Adrift in the Bay of Bengal: The region needs to response
Date of publication: 21 May 2015
Description/subject: "The horrific pictures of migrants cramped in rickety smugglers' boats adrift on the Andaman Sea are sending shock waves around the world. Asia has seen crises involving "boat people" before; but the one currently unfolding involves an ethnic group little known in the region, let alone the world - the Rohingyas, a minority Muslim community from Myanmar who have been discriminated against and persecuted for years. There are three dimensions to this disturbing development that need to be understood and addressed. The first relates to the factors pushing vulnerable communities to undertake dangerous sea voyages; the second is the economy of human trafficking in the Bay of Bengal; and the last relates to regional policies toward migration and refugee flows. All these elements are present in the humanitarian tragedy that is under way in the Bay of Bengal..."
Author/creator: K. Yhome
Language: English
Source/publisher: Observer Research Foundation
Format/size: pdf (80.9K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs21/Yhome-ORF-2015-05-Rohingyas_Adrift_in_the_Bay_of_Bengal-en.pdf
Date of entry/update: 25 September 2015


Title: The Bay of Bengal at the crossroads: potential for coorperation among Bangladesh, India and Myanmar
Date of publication: October 2014
Description/subject: INTRODUCTION: "Emerging geopolitical changes in the Bay of Bengal (BoB) region are unleashing its enormous economic potential. However, if political obstacles, among these littoral states, along with strategic competition between the major powers, are allowed to shape the evolving dynamics, they may not only constrict the region’s economic prospects, but also turn it into one more theatre of conflict. In such a scenario, the key littorals – Bangladesh, India and Myanmar – need to leverage emerging opportunities through various forms of cooperation to chart anew the economic geography of the region, and evolve regional mechanisms to manage conflict, a critical condition for regional peace and stability..."
Author/creator: K. Yhome
Language: English
Source/publisher: Observer Research Foundation
Format/size: pdf (156K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs21/Yhome-ORF-2014-10-The_Bay_of_Bengal_at_the_crossroads-en.pdf
Date of entry/update: 25 September 2015


Title: Results of a Google site-specific search for "Burma OR Myanmar" on orfonline.org
Description/subject: 740 results (05 January, 2015)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Observer Research Foundation via Google
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2015


Title: Results of a local search for "Burma or Myanmar" on orfonline.org
Description/subject: 288 results (05 January, 2015)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Observer Research Foundation
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2015