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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, 1 month ago

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Here's why students in Burma are taking to the streets

A days-long standoff between security forces and students protesting a new education law in Burma dissolved into bloody chaos Tuesday about 90 miles from the country's commercial capital of Rangoon, with police beating protesters with lathe sticks ...
 Washington Post2 weeks ago WorldViews: Here's why students in Burma are suddenly taking to the streets  Washington Post2 weeks ago

Up to 100 detained after Burma protest crackdown

Police beat students, monks and journalists with batons as they dispersed a protest against a proposed new education law after a standoff that lasted more than a week in Burma, officially known as Myanmar. About 100 people were detained. Over ...
 RTE Online2 weeks ago STUDENT CRACKDOWN: TRIALS OPEN IN YANGON  Misna2 days ago 80 Letpadan Detainees Appear in Court  Irrawaddy3 days ago Families Still Denied Access to Detained Students  Irrawaddy1 week ago

Myanmar Higher Education Protests Met With Police Violence

A weeks-long standoff between student protesters and police inMyanmar (Burma) has come to an end as police charged students with batons. The students were also kicked and beaten as they were dragged to trucks by members of the police force as they ...
 EducationNews.org2 weeks ago Burmese police charge student protesters, end week-long standoff  CBC2 weeks ago Burma police charge student protest  Irish Independent2 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 month 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 Peninsula1 month 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 Times1 month ago

Burma's Midnight Inspections Remnants of Military Rule

Riot police detain a man in Hlegu, outside Rangoon, late April 4, 2014. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) RANGOON — The knock at the door of her family's home came without warning in the dead of night, just as it always did during Burma's long ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Violent Crackdown, Rise in Conflict Do Not Bode Well for Burma's Transition  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Student protests: Ministry says it will amend Education Law  DVB1 month ago Myanmar charges 69 protesters with rioting after police crackdown  Reuters3 days ago

In Thein Sein's BBC Interview, the Apology That Never Was

A screengrab of an interview by the BBC's Burma correspondent Jonah Fisher. (Photo: BBC Burmese) Ten days after the public was shocked by images of police brutality in a crackdown on student protestors northwest of Rangoon, Burmese blood ...
 Irrawaddy3 days ago Why The BBC Was Right To Fire Jeremy Clarkson From 'Top Gear'  Forbes.com2 days ago Clarkson suspension hits Top Gear  Yahoo! UK and Ireland2 weeks ago Clarkson was suspended over 'punch'  Irish Independent2 weeks ago

Authorities Supported Outsiders Who Incited Mandalay Violence: Rights Group

Angry mourners follow the casket of Tun Tun, the Buddhist victim of the 2014 Mandalay riots. The group would later go and destroy the Muslim part of a cemetery near the city. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A new report ...
 Irrawaddy4 days ago
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