Over half a million Rohingya have fled Myanmar into neighbouring Bangladesh since 25 August, bringing with them accounts of crimes against humanity by Myanmar security forces and local mobs.
Join the Lowy Institute’s expert panel for a discussion of the background to the current crisis, including the roles of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar’s military, and an examination of what Australia and the international community can do to address one of Southeast Asia’s most serious humanitarian crises in decades.
Dr Melissa Crouch, Senior Lecturer at the Law Faculty, the University of New South Wales
Mr Aaron Connelly, Research Fellow, East Asia Program, Lowy Institute
Mr Hervé Lemahieu, Research Fellow, Lowy Institute
Moderated by Dr Merriden Varrall, Director of the East Asia Program, Lowy Institute