The FRC Genocide Podcast with Edith Mirante covers:

1) “the unlivable Bhasan Cher island” where Bangladesh is planning to relocate 100,000 Rohingya genocide survivors

2) The sordid history of Bangladesh in mistreating Rohingya refugees over the last 40 years

3) Burma or Myanmar’s internal colonialism towards national minorities

4)  Western and global corporate involvement and Burma’s “Resource Curse”

5)  The slow Balkanization of Myanmar as the result of decades of repression by Myanmar or Bama ruling class

Edith Mirante founded and maintained Project Maje, one of the earliest and longest-serving human rights research projects on Burma,  established in 1986.  A human rights activist and researcher, Edith is the author 3 books,  Burmese Looking Glass, Down the Rat Hole and The Wind in the Bamboo.   She has travelled widely in Burma’s conflict zones, and neighbourhoods in Thailand and Bangladesh where she met and learned about the lives of war refugees from various parts of Burma. She lives in Portland, Oregon.  

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