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Anticipating the Struggle against Everyday Impunity in Myanmar through Accounts from Bangladesh and Thailand

Cheesman, Nicholas; D'Costa, Dorothy (Bina); Haberkorn, Tyrell


Work done internationally to address impunity concentrates on removing blanket amnesties and establishing commissions of inquiry into past atrocities. Everyday impunity—the impossibility of bringing state officers to account for routinized violent crimes against other individuals—gets less attention, even though its effects on public life are insidious. Studying the 2014 killing of a journalist, we identify modes for the production of everyday impunity in Myanmar that emerge from earlier...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1002/app5.118
Access Rights: Open Access


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