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Myanmar Reforms Slip Into Reverse: Can Burma's Democracy And O...

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 ... Forbes.com, 1 week ago

Camps Bring Further Danger to Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Potential Genocide in Burma

Thin Taw Li refugee camp filled me with foreboding. Although I had visited camps where people had fled civil war, this was the first time I had been among a people who face ethnic cleansing. The camp is home to more than three thousand Rohingya who ...
 MSNBC Newsweek1 month ago
Irrawaddy

10 Sentenced in Thandwe for Deadly Religious Riots

A group of Kaman Muslim women take shelter in a village not far from their home village of Thapyu Kyain, October 2013. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Ten Muslims were sentenced on Wednesday for their role in deadly ...
 Irrawaddy2 days ago
Eurasia Review

The Rohingyas Of Myanmar: When Will Their Tragedy End? OpEd

By The Rohingya people of Myanmar (formerly Burma) are the most oppressed people in our planet. They face elimination in the Buddhist majority country, which is rightly called the den of hatred and intolerance in our time. Not a single day goes by ...
 Eurasia Review6 days ago The threat to Burma's minorities  Harvard University Gazette1 month ago Myanmar policy's message to Rohingya: get out of the country  Canberra Times1 month ago Myanmar policies message to Rohingya minority: Get out  Taipei Times Online1 month ago
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Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia

Island Hopping in Burma

T onight we're docking in a protected cove off 115 . It has two lovely snowy beaches, a patch of coral full of fish, a secret cave and a sweet sunset. It does not have a name. There are so many islands, about 800, in the Mergui Archipelago —a ...
 Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia1 week ago

Protection Laws Submitted to Burma's Parliament

Buddhist monk Wirathu speaks to the public about the Interfaith Marriage Bill in Sagaing Division on May 5, 2014. (Photo: Wirathu / Facebook) RANGOON — A controversial legislative package commonly known as the protection of race and religion ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Where's Wirathu? Monk Says He's Blocked on Social Media  Irrawaddy1 month ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Stalled Reforms, South China Sea to Dominate Burma's Asean Party

Cars pass under a sign that reads, We, Myanmar, warmly welcome leaders and representatives, in Naypyidaw on Tuesday. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) NAYPYIDAW — World leaders will descend on the surreal capital of Burma this week, an ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago China's push heightens risks, benefits  Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago CHINA: The Best Hope Of Reducing Corruption To Tolerable Levels  Strategy Page1 month ago China Offers Asean Friendship, Loans as South China Sea Tension Bubbles  Irrawaddy1 month ago
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On UN Women's Day, Burma's Shortcomings Exposed

Women's rights advocates say Burma's Penal Code safeguards attitudes of male superiority. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A little more than two years ago, Thida Htwe, a young Arakanese Buddhist, was robbed, raped and murdered in Ramree, ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Burma's Story, Told by One Crumbling Building  Irrawaddy1 month ago Myanmar's story, told by one crumbling building  Yahoo! Malaysia1 month ago

Arakan State Govt Condemns UN Rohingya Statement

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shakes hands with Burma President Thein Sein as he arrives for the East Asia Summit (EAS) plenary session during the Asean Summit in Naypyidaw on Nov. 13, 2014. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — The Arakan ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Arakan leader criticises Ban's Rohingya comments  DVB1 month ago
Irrawaddy

Activists: Burma Govt Clinging to Political Prisoners

Activist Htin Kyaw holds up a sign protesting Burma's government after his trial in September. He has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. (Photo: Sai Zaw / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON —Burmahas freed more than a thousand political prisoners since ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago
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