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Couple Guilty of Immigration Offense in Case Tied to Mandalay Riots

Muslim minority bears brunt in Burma as radical monk stirs sec...

Buddhist monks in downtown Mandalay, Burma's second largest city, where riots between Buddhist and Muslim groups erupted in July killing two people and injuring 14 others. Photograph: Big News Network, 2 months 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 Newsweek3 weeks ago

Burma, US pledge to fight hate speech

[October 08, 2014] (Democratic Voice of Burma Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) The Burmese government will cooperate with the United States to fight against hate speech. Burma's Information Minister Ye Htut said he had made an ...
 TMC Net1 month ago

Mad Monks: Wirathu, Sri Lanka, and Diverting Democracy in Burma

The news out of Hong Kong for the past few days has had many of us watching the reports and videos that are coming out of the Occupy Central movement with admiration and anxiety. We have seen this before, with students and citizens standing up to ...
 Huffington Post1 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 ...
 Irrawaddy3 days ago Arakan leader criticises Ban's Rohingya comments  DVB1 week ago

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 week ago CHINA: The Best Hope Of Reducing Corruption To Tolerable Levels  Strategy Page6 days ago China Offers Asean Friendship, Loans as South China Sea Tension Bubbles  Irrawaddy1 week ago Aquino dares China: Act  Philippine Daily Inquirer1 week ago
Canberra Times

The threat to Burma's minorities

B urma's Rohingya people are being slowly squeezed from their homeland by decades-long government policies that critics say deny them citizenship, health care, work, and schooling, with such tactics punctuated by killings, destroyed homes, and tens ...
 Harvard University Gazette1 week ago Myanmar policy's message to Rohingya: get out of the country  Canberra Times2 weeks ago Myanmar policies message to Rohingya minority: Get out  Taipei Times Online1 week ago Ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas  Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

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 ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Burma's Story, Told by One Crumbling Building

Rangoon's 41st Street offers a portrait of Rangoon at a time of great change for Burma. (Photo: Hein Htet / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The little apartment building was graceful once. Maybe even beautiful. There is an elegance in the arched ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Myanmar's story, told by one crumbling building  Yahoo! Malaysia3 weeks ago

Burma/Myanmar: release of Mr. Kyaw Hla Aung

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests your urgent ...
 Fidh1 month ago Burma: Kyaw Hla Aung released in amnesty  Fidh1 month ago Burma/Myanmar: Sentencing of Mr. Kyaw Hla Aung  Fidh1 month ago
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