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Can Aung San Suu Kyi and Military Coexist in Burma?

Can Aung San Suu Kyi and Military Coexist in Burma?

Authoritarian regimes controlling such diverse nations as Nicaragua, Philippines, and Poland made a common mistake: believing themselves to be popular, they called elections. The people then rose up and ousted their erstwhile rulers. The same thing ... Cato Institute, 2 months ago
Eurasia Review

Correcting The False Narratives Of Ma Ba Tha OpEd

Two years ago, the Time magazine depicted saffron-robed Wirathu, a Buddhist monk from Mandalay in Myanmar (Burma), as the Face of Buddhist Terror. It was a very candid description of the terrorist Buddhist monk who was convicted of inciting deadly ...
 Eurasia Review1 day ago Firebrand Monks a Powerful Force in Burma Despite Setback  Irrawaddy2 days ago Firebrand monks are powerful force in Myanmar despite setback in elections  Japan Times3 days ago Firebrand monks still a powerful force in Myanmar despite setback  Business Mirror2 days ago
Eurasia Review

Burma: Ponders Potential Radicalization Of Rohingyas

By John Zaw In the courtyard of Myanmar's Islamic University in Thetkaypyin village, half a dozen teachers sit around the courtyard while classes change. It's the worst of times for the Buddhist-majority country's leading madrassa, now ...
 Eurasia Review2 weeks ago Myanmar ponders potential radicalization of Rohingyas  UCAN India2 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

Burma: Political Prisoner Amnesty Falls Short

(New York) ­ Yesterday's limited release of political prisoners in Burma leaves many others in prison and is undermined by the ongoing arrests and imprisonment of activists, with hundreds still facing trial, Human Rights Watch said today. Burma's ...
 Human Rights Watch2 weeks ago Burma: Growing Political Prisoner Population  Human Rights Watch3 weeks ago Myanmar political prisoners hunger strike for freedom  Al Jazeera1 month ago
Australian Institute of International Affairs

Civil Society Prospects for Post-military Rule in the Asia-Pacific

« Go back By As observed in cases such as Fiji and Burma, the nature of civil society is transformed by a strong military presence. The post-military era produces its own challenges which provide a persuasive argument for caution. While the ...
 Australian Institute of International Affairs1 month ago

2015 in Burma: One for the History Books

National League for Democracy campaigners travel through Rangoon's Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township on Sept. 27. (Photo: J Paing/The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — As 2015 dawned in Burma, there was little doubt that the year's news cycle would be ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago

Burma's Hardline Buddhists Are Waging a Campaign of Hate That Nobody Can Stop

Sectarian hatred shown by Burma's Buddhist extremists towards the country's Muslim minority has become so pronounced that activists and politicians appear unable to stop… Jonas Gratzer— 2013 Jonas Gratzer A Muslim man walks around the ruins ...
 MyInforms1 month ago

War On Women And Minorities In Colonial And Post-Colonial Burma Analysis

Rudyard Kipling remarked in From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches , This is Burma and it will be quite unlike any other land you will know about. 1 The country indeed has a unique history that has shaped its fiercely independent and authoritarian ...
 Eurasia Review1 month ago

More jailed students hospitalised

Four education activists jailed in central Burma since March have been transferred to hospital in Rangoon. Tharawaddy court approved the decision on 8 December, the 29 th court appearance for the activists arrested during a violent crackdown on ...
 DVB2 months ago

Defending the Faith: Buddhism and violence

A widespread stereotype in Western popular culture holds that Islam is a religion of violence while Buddhism is a religion of peace. Like most stereotypes, these claims belie the complex reality of the nature of human beings and religion. We noted ...
 MyInforms3 days ago
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