David Scott Mathieson is the senior researcher on Myanmar/Burma in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch.
Wakar Uddin is director general of the Arakan Rohingya Union, an umbrella organization of Rohingya advocacy groups worldwide. He is also a professor of plant pathology and microbiology at Penn State University.
Nay Phone Latt is a Myanmar blogger and activist based in Yangon. He co-founded the local anti-hate speech campaign Panzagar.
Human Rights Watch published a 99-page report in 2009 titled “The Resistance of the Monks: Buddhism and Protest in Burma.” The report, also available in Burmese, describes the repression Myanmar’s monks experienced after they led demonstrations against the government in September 2007. It tells the stories of individual monks who were arrested, beaten and detained.