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Burma's Muslims Are Facing Incredibly Harsh Curbs on Marriage, Childbirth and Religion

Burma's Muslims Are Facing Incredibly Harsh Curbs on Marriage ...

Last March, sectarian riots roiled Central Burma and at least 48 people, mainly Muslims, were slaughtered by machete-wielding thugs. Buddhist monks spurred on frenzied mobs in an orgy of Big News Network, 3 weeks ago
Why Burma Is Heading Downhill Fast Irrawaddy, 2 weeks ago

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Govt to protect NGOs after sluggish response to Sittwe riots

Additional footage from Reuters Burma's Union government vowed on Wednesday to protect aid workers in Arakan State, as recommended by a commission tasked with investigating riots in the state capital Sittwe on 26-27 March. While the ...
 DVB1 week ago Burma Vows to Protect Aid Workers in Rakhine State  VOA News1 week ago

Azad maidan riots: recovery notice to organisers

Nearly two years after the Azad maidan riots, the Mumbai District Collector on Thursday issued a Rs 2.73 crore recovery notice to two organisers who had arranged the rally in August 2012. Many vehicles including media vans were torched, property ...
 The Hindu2 days ago
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Editorial: Unspeakable violence against Muslims in Burma

LONG-SIMMERING ethnic tensions in Burma exploded in January. In the village of Du Char Yar Tan in Rakhine state, at least 48 people were killed in two separate incidents when Buddhist mobs went on a rampage against Rohingya Muslims. A police ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago Humanitarian Crisis Looms in Western Burma as Foreign Aid Workers Leave  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Soldiers, police patrol streets in western Burma  San Francisco Chronicle3 weeks ago Rohingya crisis: Burma govt implicated in Crimes against Humanity  DVB1 month ago
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Burma tries to reform its iron-fisted police

RANGOON, Burma — As a mob of angry young men approached a platoon of fresh-faced police recruits on the dusty outskirts of Rangoon one recent day, the officers kept their cool. Even as the crowd started hurling water bottles, commander Thein Toe ...
 Washington Post1 month ago Burma tries to overhaul its iron-fisted police  Washington Post4 weeks ago Myanmar tries to reform its iron-fisted police  Helsinki Times4 weeks ago

Losing home in Muzaffarnagar, Mizoram or Assam shouldn't mean losing the right to vote this election

By Abheek Barman Earlier this week, Hukum Singh, one of the people being probed for instigating the riots in Muzaffarnagar last year, and the BJP candidate from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, said he would stop people displaced by riots from voting in ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

US calls on Burma to intervene in Rohingya crisis

Addressing theUnited NationsSecurity Council (UNSC)on Thursday, US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power called on the Burmese government to address communal tensions that havestoked nationwideviolence that left more than200 dead and 140,000 ...
 DVB1 day ago

Inside Myanmar's transition from isolation to openness

GWEN IFILL: In 2007, the world got a horrific peek inside the closed world of Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, as the military regime brutally crushed the Saffron Revolution, led by monks and students demanding political freedom. ...
 PBS5 days ago

Commission Criticizes Arakan Govt's Weak Handling of Riots

A warehouse of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is seen damaged by the recent violence in Sittwe March 28, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — A commission established by the Burmese government to investigate mob attacks on the premises ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago UN Team Meets With Burma Govt Officials Over Sittwe Tension  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Buddhist Mobs Attack UN and NGO Offices in Rakhine State

Insecurity looms again when Buddhist mobs went on a rampage in western Burma's Rakhine state of Sittwe as they attacked offices of United Nations and international aid organization. According to media reports, hundreds of ethnic Rakhine Buddhists ...
 NewsBlaze1 week ago Intl community deeply concerned over Sittwe riots  DVB3 weeks ago 12 Arrested in Sittwe Over Attacks on Aid Offices  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago
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