(MYANMAR, November 2022)— On November 7, 2022, the Center for Arakan Studies—an Arakanese-led organization—published its first report on the human rights situation in Rakhine State (also known as Arakan State). The report focuses on the conflict and human rights and humanitarian challenges from August to October 2022. At the request of the Center for Arakan Studies, Fortify Rights was proud to provide technical support, including English-language editing assistance.
The Center for Arakan Studies is a research-oriented organization of Arakanese youth who are journalists, political analysts, researchers, social workers, and activists. The Center aims to conduct research collaboratively with other institutions and organizations and independently undertake research about human rights, political, economic, and social dynamics in Rakhine State, Myanmar, and beyond.