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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-03-31 02:06:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Community violence has killed five people among the Muslims of western Burma, already covered by vast deadly riots in 2012 that had spread through the predominantly Buddhist country steeped latent Islamophobia. "The toll rose to five people, four men and...
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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2014-02-21 16:48:24 -0800 | disasters-news

Htan GONE, Myanmar - About 1,000 Buddhist burned dozens of homes and businesses in northwest Myanmar after rumors that a Muslim man tried to rape a girl, officials and witnesses said Sunday, in a new outbreak of violence sectarian in...
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Breaking News: The memory still haunts anti-Muslim riots in Burma
   
Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-12-23 13:44:01 -0800 | disasters-news

Rioters ordered Kyaw not watch kill classmates. But the teenager is still obsessed with the day when a wave of Islamophobia has swept Meiktila, in central Burma, leaving the streets in piles of burned corpses. "They used chains, sticks and...
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Breaking News: Is Time magazine's Wirathu the face of Buddhist terrorism in Burma?
   
Posted by: Aleeza

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-06-25 15:37:09 -0700 | political-news

UPON seeing his photo on Time magazine's cover with the words "Face of Buddhist Terror," Burma's most-talked-about monk was said it wouldn't hurt him. The 46-year-old is used to - even flattered by - the foreign reporters who steadily parade...
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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-11-25 14:49:43 -0800 | disasters-news

Many soldiers patrolled the streets Thursday Lashio, a city in north-eastern Burma after two days of violence between Buddhists and Muslims, hundreds have fled their homes to seek refuge in a monastery. "The army is now in charge of security...
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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-09-02 17:11:44 -0700 | disasters-news

The opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, usually very quiet on the nightmare suffered by the Muslim Rohingya minority, on Monday condemned the authorities' willingness to limit to two the number of children per family. "Such discrimination is not good....
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Posted by: fibonnaci

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-11-16 12:49:25 -0800 | political-news

President Thein Sein of Myanmar slipped almost unnoticed into Washington this week, the first Burmese head of state to visit since the military dictator Gen. Ne Win in 1966. Much has adapted since 1966. Fifty years of immediate military standard...
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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-05-23 23:28:55 -0700 | disasters-news

Residents call it "the old man of the earth." The Mon State, in eastern Burma, is populated by old and young children, since its forces are parties to Thailand to escape poverty. Some say that 70% of adults of working...
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Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-05-24 07:27:58 -0700 | disasters-news

Two Buddhists were arrested after new attacks against Muslims spread to an area of northern Burma, said on Saturday police source. "Muslim shops were destroyed" Thursday in the town of Hpakant in Kachin State, said a local police official told...
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Posted by: Adrian Holman

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-04-28 15:02:41 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that the European Union (EU) has announced it is lifting all remaining economic sanctions against Burma despite regular incidents of violent discrimination against Christians and other religious minorities. The EU and other Western governments...
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Breaking News: Human Rights Watch report says ethnic cleansing of Muslims continues in Burma
   
Posted by: aymaan30

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-04-25 12:06:09 -0700 | disasters-news

According to a report by the Human Rights Watch released today, "Burmese authorities and members of Arakanese groups have committed crimes against humanity in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Arakan State since June 2012." The report...
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Breaking News: Burma guilty of "ethnic cleansing" according to HRW
   
Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-04-25 12:06:22 -0700 | disasters-news

In a report released Monday, the NGO Human Rights Watch believes that the Burmese authorities involved since 2012 in a campaign of "ethnic cleansing" and denounced "crimes against humanity" against the Muslim Rohingya minority. Authorities Rakhine State since 2012 involved...
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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-04-15 01:49:18 -0700 | odd-news

Three Burmese Muslims, accused of causing a fight behind religious violence that killed 43 victims in March, were sentenced to 14 years in prison, said Friday the official press. Three, the owner of a shop, his wife and an employee,...
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Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-04-11 23:58:22 -0700 | disasters-news

Yangon : Fire broke out in Mondale where is population of Muslims. In result of fire 200 house burnt. According to residents the fire is set by some one but police concealing the reality. The rescue teams also reached the...
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Breaking News: In Burma, the police identity crisis
   
Posted by: rsa76

Yangon :: Myanmar | updated 2013-04-14 00:11:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Parent poor security forces under the junta, the Burmese police is now under pressure to fulfill its role of policing, torn between those who denounce its aggressive interventions and those who accuse him guilty of inaction. The transition is also...
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