Igor Blaževič

Igor Blaževič, a human-rights activist based in Prague who spends much of his time in Rangoon, is founder and director of the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Prague and a former member of the steering committee of the World Movement for Democracy. Since early 2011, he has run (with Educational Initiatives, a local NGO) transition-to-democracy courses in Burma for political and civil society activists. In 2009, he was awarded the Alice Garrigue Masaryk Award for Human Rights by the U.S. Embassy in Prague.

April 2016, Volume 27, Issue 2

Burma Votes for Change: The Challenges Ahead

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy swept Burma’s November 2015 elections. Will the new NLD-led government be able to live up to high expectations that it will deliver better governance, national reconciliation, and some form of federalism?