Maximillian is a researcher currently based in Yangon specializing in political and human rights issues across Asia.
Maximillian has worked for organisations including the Karen Human Rights Group, Progressive Voice Myanmar, Human Rights Without Frontiers and the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.
His research has focused on a wide range of issues including labour camps and judicial reform in Myanmar, the legal status of Tibetan refugees, migrant workers in Thailand and identity and citizenship in Nepal. He has published over 50 articles, 1 book & co-authored 8 in-depth thematic reports. He has worked in Nepal, Thailand and Myanmar since 2014.
He is the author of "By the Way of the Border: Travels around the frontiers and beyuls of Nepal", published by Vajra Books in 2019.
On this website is a small selection of Maximillian’s published writing, find him on Twitter at @max_morch.