Sara Perria / @sara_perria

Freelance journalist

Sara Perria is a freelance Anglo-Italian journalist specializing in Myanmar and southeast Asia.

Most Recent Posts

Myanmar military

A problematic return to Myanmar

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February 8, 2018

Is it possible to send Rohingya back to a country that still largely believes they don’t belong? Sara Perria reports on what’s next for the refugee group and the paralysis of the international community on the issue. 

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Rohingya women facing violence, by military and inside camps

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September 29, 2017

The mass exodus of Myanmar’s stateless Muslim minority has been condemned as ethnic cleansing. Sara Perria visited Myanmar’s Rakhine State, shortly before the military’s latest offensive, to investigate how violence against Rohingya women is used as a weapon of war and how camps for internally displaced persons risk becoming breeding grounds for abuse.


The Unmaking of Myanmar

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September 21, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have recently crossed into Bangladesh in search of safety. Just weeks before the exodus, journalist Sara Perria went to Myanmar to understand the origins of the conflict, the complex views around the minority group and the role of the international community in their aid.