Understanding Contemporary Chin State: Reflections from a Human Rights Trainer

During the last decade, the world has witnessed many unprecedented major political shifts and the collapse of States due to large-scale civil mobilization and political movements that have demanded full civil, political, and fundamental human rights. The most significant one can point to is known as the “Arab Spring” in the world political record which spread to many countries in the Arab League and led to political transformation in Tunisia. However, relatively few people are aware of peaceful political movements in a country like Burma which was under military dictatorship for more than half a century.
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