Myanmar arguably hosts one of the largest concentrations of state-repelling ethnic minorities. Nevertheless, with the gradual occupation, co-optation and articulation of physical and social spaces and structures by central authorities, the only environment that seems left to them is that of illegality, often once again defined by and in mutual relation with the state.



The sterile current debate about the ‘responsibility to protect’ the Rohingya minority highlights one of the aporias of the contemporary national politico-legal frameworks: the rupture between citizenship and nude humanness. In the midst of ongoing and potentially explosive humanitarian crises, there is one which, at a very close look, bears an important diacritical sign »

Warbling security