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This chapter discusses conflict and security issues in the state of Myanmar. Myanmar is a state with a history of colonisation, conflict, coups, military leadership, and mass atrocities. This chapter provides a brief history of Myanmar’s conflict and insecurity, summarising the turbulent history of the Burmese state. The focus of the chapter is on the current security and international law concerns in Myanmar. It thus discusses the conflicts with ethnic minority peoples, and examines the Rohingya genocide, finally engaging with the specific international law framework and developments with regards to the conflicts and the genocide.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conflict and Security Law
Subtitle of host publicationA Research Handbook
EditorsSergey Sayapin, Umesh Kadam, Nicolás Zambrana-Tévar, Rustam Atadjanov, Gerhard Kemp, Noëlle Quénivet
Place of PublicationThe Hague
PublisherT.M.C. Asser Press
ISBN (Electronic)978-94-6265-515-7
ISBN (Print)978-94-6265-514-0
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2022
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    O'Brien, M., 22 Jul 2022, International Conflict and Security Law: A Research Handbook. Sayapin, S., Kadam, U., Zambrana-Tévar, N., Atadjanov, R., Kemp, G. & Quénivet, N. (eds.). 1 ed. The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press, p. 255-276

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