Category Archives: Asia and Oceania

Myanmar: Will anyone speak up for the world’s most persecuted minority?

CHICAGO — Myanmar may be the newest poster-child for democracy, but the country continues its campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has dubbed the violence by Myanmar, otherwise known as Burma, “crimes against humanity.” … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Woman Problem

His recent comments and ministrations fall short when it comes to Roman Catholic women. Diane Winston, Knight Chair in Media and Religion, writes about Pope Francis and the church’s gender divide.

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Tibet’s National Spirit Advisor

Thupten Ngodup, the medium through whom the oracle Nechung speaks to Tibet’s leaders. Image by Jeffrey Bartholet, India, 2013. Jeffrey Bartholet reports on Tibet’s National Spirit Advisor for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.  

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