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Suhas Chakma

Asian Centre for Human Rights director

Suhas Chakma is director of the Asian Centre for Human Rights.

Suhas Chakma
16 Aug 2018

War on democracy

When school children protested against poor road safety in Bangladesh, government literally attacked them, peaceful people with legitimate grievances.

16 Aug 2018
War on democracy
4 Aug 2018

Jakarta fails yet again to counter Islamic State threats

On Tuesday, Indonesia banned the Islamic State (IS)-aligned terrorist group Jemaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) as part of ramping up its counter terror measures ahead of the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in mid August and the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) in Bali in mid-October.

4 Aug 2018
21 Nov 2015

Will Suu Kyi pose threat to a democratic Myanmar?

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in the general election in Myanmar on Nov 8, 2015. The blasphemous question is whether Ms Suu Kyi’s supreme power in the NLD will soon pose a challenge to democratic Myanmar.

21 Nov 2015