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Petition - End Support for Burma's Butchers
World  (tags: Burma, Soldier Brutality, Military massacre, Human Rights Violations, Rohingya, murder, conflict, Ethical Treatment, society, politics )

Kalliope
- 40 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Very few had heard of Rwanda, until 800,000 people were dead. And right now in Burma, the Rohingya community is being hunted down by rampaging bands of soldiers hellbent on murder. It's sickening. They're even beheading tiny children.
Losing Hope in Mae La
World  (tags: Myanmar, Burma, Thailand, refugee, no hope, suicide )

Dandelion
- 288 days ago - bbc.com
On Thailands border with Myanmar, also known as Burma, more than 100,000 people live in a string of refugee camps. Many fled ethnic conflict in their homeland decades ago, and have brought up their children here.
As Economy Booms, Children Toil in Myanmar (VIDEO)
Business  (tags: Myanmar, Burma, child labour, fragmented laws )

Evelyn
- 550 days ago - themalaymailonline.com
One in five children in Myanmar aged 10-17 go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published last month, and the opening up of the economy since 2011 has triggered a spike on demand for labour.
Breakthrough in Asian Migrant Crisis as Indonesia and Malaysia Agree to Help
World  (tags: Indonesia, Rohingya, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Asia Pacific, South and Central Asia, Migration )

Judy
- 885 days ago - theguardian.com
Two countries agree to offer temporary shelter for thousands of refugees and economic migrants who have been trapped on boats on south-east Asian seas
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

AWAY AWHI
- 1054 days ago - theecologist.org
Burma's demographic anomaly - 9 million people who ought to be there, but aren't. Their absence is prima facie evidence of genocide - but as we all celebrate the 'brave new Burma', no one wants to know.
Petition: Babies Need Their Moms: Stop the Illegal Asian Elephant Trade - The Animal Rescue Site
Animals  (tags: elephants, baby elephants, poachers, tourism, hunting, Safari hunting parks, ivory, Thailand, Burma, Asia, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelt )

Susanne
- 1172 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.greatergood.com
Asian elephants are suffering greatly at the hands of poachers. The illegal elephant trade is flourishing in Thailand & Burma, where wild elephants are captured and sold for their ivory or for tourism. Baby elephants are the most valuable commodities...
The Ethnic Cleansing Going On Right Now You Probably Haven't Heard About
World  (tags: ethnic cleaning, Burma, Myanmar, muslims, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, conflict, terrorism, politics, humanrights, society, death, ethics, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 1213 days ago - takepart.com
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, their leaders tortured and killed. Is this what democracy in Burma was supposed to look like?
United to End Genocide ACTIONS
World  (tags: humanrights, war, world, Syria, Burma, Sudan, violence, conflict )

Nancy
- 1227 days ago - endgenocide.org
Caught in the Crossfire: Act now to stop the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Stop Ethnic Cleansing in Burma. Act Now for Peace, Security and Accountability in Sudan.
Bomb Explodes Meters From Myanmar's Radical Buddhist Monk Wirathu
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Burma, Myanmar, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 1552 days ago - globalpost.com
Wirathu, a radical Buddhist monk who has been accused of stirring religious tensions in Myanmar, had a close shave when a bomb exploded yards from him.
Burma: Stop the Next Rwanda --- TAKE ACTION NOW!
World  (tags: Burma, Rohingya, genocide, human rights, society, politics, world )

Lynn
- 1571 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Right now, the fate of Burma's Rohingya people is hanging by a thread. Racist thugs have distributed leaflets threatening to wipe out this small Burmese minority. Already children have been hacked to death and unspeakable murders committed.
Myanmar Says It's Ready to Sign Nuclear Agreement
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, Myanmar, burma, news, goodnews )

AWAY AWHI
- 1795 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Little noticed in the warm glow of President Barack Obama's landmark visit to Myanmar was a significant concession that could shed light on whether that nation's powerful military pursued a clandestine nuclear weapons program, possibly with North Korea's
ETHNIC CLEANSING: Burma Admits Village Burning in Rakhine State
World  (tags: world, politics, Burma, ethnic cleansing, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', europe, asia, humanrights, freedoms, death, society )

AWAY AWHI
- 1820 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Burma's president has acknowledged major destruction in the west of the country, scene of recent ethnic unrest.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Reward Human Rights Abusers in Burma
World  (tags: world, Myanmar, Burma, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics, society, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 1866 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Reforms in Burma are fragile at best, yet the United States has been quick to reward Burma by lifting most restrictions on investment. Tell President Obama to support the reforms that Aung San Suu Kyi has worked for by updating the Specially Designated Na
PLEASE SIGN: Tell Thailand to End the Torture of Baby Elephants
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, Thailand, Burma, tourist camps, British tourists, abuse, animals, animalcruelty, suffering, death, crime, killing, Elephant Family, documentary, Baby Elephant Smuggling )

Susan
- 1916 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The booming industry of baby elephant camps for British tourists visiting Thailand is fueling a brutal smuggling trade, killing as many as 5 Asian elephants in the Burma wild for each stolen baby, which is then beaten and starved to break its spirit.
Human Rights at Risk as U.S. Opens Myanmar Investment, Groups Say
World  (tags: world, business, Myanmar, Burma, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, ethics, politics, UnitedNations )

AWAY AWHI
- 1927 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
As the United States begins allowing new investments in Myanmar for the first time in nearly 15 years, human rights activists charge that the step will fuel abuses instead of rewarding its steps toward reform.
 

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