Emanuel Stoakes

  • When news broke in mid-January this year of an alleged massacre of ethnic Rohingya Muslims near the town of Maungdaw in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state, it elicited widespread international concern.Shortly after the story made headlines in international media, spokesmen for the government of ...

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  • The visit of Burmese President Thein Sein to the White House earlier this week was an historic event; widely seen as representing a ‘high watermark’ for the country in terms of its standing in the international community, it did much for the image of the former pariah state.However, the ...

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  • After attending the inaugural lecture for the European Centre for Palestine Studies at Exeter University (the first institution of its kind in our country), I met the controversial Professor Ilan Pappe, who with some gentle persuasion on my part agreed to do an online interview on the ...

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