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Myanmar Burma

Terrorism, Political Violence, Riots and Civil Unrest, Piracy. This Database is part of ESISC's WORLD TERROR WATCH (WTW), which also includes an alert service, a weekly briefing, and a Q & A service. This service is accessible ... ESISC, 4 weeks ago

Conflict Flares in Myanmar as Reforms Slip Into Reverse

WALLAY, BURMA--When foreign dignitaries visit Myanmar, still known as Burma in much of the West, they don't walk the rural hills over which the central government and assorted ethnic groups, such as the Karen, fought for decades. Like Wallay ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago Myanmar Reforms Slip Into Reverse: Can Burma's Democracy And Obama's Number One Foreign Policy Success Be Saved?  Forbes.com2 months ago

Why does this Buddhist-majority nation hate Rohingyas so much?

By Ishaan Tharoor In 2009, Burma's then consul general in Hong Kong sent a letter to local newspapers and fellow diplomats posted in the Chinese territory. It was addressing concerns over the treatment of refugees from Burma's Rohingya population, ...
 Qatar Peninsula2 weeks ago
Irish Times

Extremist Buddhists spearhead anti-Muslim sentiment in Burma

This article was facilitated by a grant from the Simon Cumbers fund Burmese political blogger Nay Phone Latt was jailed for sharing news online about the monk-led saffron revolution in 2007 against the country's brutal military dictatorship.
 Irish Times3 weeks ago

Protest without imprisonment

What is happening in Burma is a constitutional crisis, says Bo Gyi, co-founder of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP), on the subject of the right to protest. We can see some changes in the country, but not a transitional ...
 DVB7 hours ago

Student protests: Ministry says it will amend Education Law

Burma's Ministry of Education has publically announced that it is working on amendments to the National Education Law, which it then intends to present to parliament. The ministry's statement, reported in state media on 6 February, also said that ...
 DVB3 weeks ago Burma Students Reject Govt Warning to Stop Protests  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Local support free from instigation, say student protesters  Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago Students are puppets, says minister  DVB2 weeks ago

Burma: Peaceful Assembly Law Fails to End Repression

(New York) The authorities in Burma should stop arresting peaceful protesters and immediately and unconditionally free those imprisoned.Burma's donors should press for amendments to Burmese law so that it protects the rights to freedom of assembly, ...
 Human Rights Watch1 month ago

US Rights Envoy Warns of Dangerous Intolerance

Tom Malinowski, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, is visiting Burma this week. (Photo: State Department) RANGOON — A high-level delegation of US officials on Thursday concluded a two-day ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago US envoy: Rohingyas stateless  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago

Upper House to Debate Protection Bills

. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) Burma's Upper House of Parliament accepted a proposal to debate two controversial bills geared toward protecting race and religion in the Buddhist-majority country as the 12th parliamentary session began on Monday. ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

*Burma closed down the democratic reform in December 2014

View Stats No comments OpEdNews Op Eds 12/31/2014 at 06:00:03 By (about the author) Permalink (Page 1 of 2 pages) Related Topic(s): Commission; Corruption; Corruption; Inconsistency; Media; President; Protest; Reform; Sovereignty; ...
 OpEdNews.com1 month ago
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