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Buddhist Vigilantes in Myanmar Are Sparking Riots With Wild Rumors of Muslim Sex Predators
World  (tags: world, war, society, politics, Myanmar, religion, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government )

Cal
- 84 days ago - globalpost.com
The specter of rapacious Muslim men, plotting a slow genocide of Buddhists through sexual conquest, is actually quite old in Myanmar.
Tensions Simmer in Riot-Hit Myanmar City
World  (tags: world, society, politics, violence, Myanmar, government, humanrights )

Cal
- 108 days ago - globalpost.com
Police patrolled tense streets on Friday as anger and disbelief rippled through Myanmar's second-largest city.
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 )

Cal
- 116 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?
Elephants at Play
Animals  (tags: elephants, Thailand, Myanmar, elephant retirement park, , phajaan, save elephants, animals, wildanimals, protection )

Nancy
- 136 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Save Elephant Foundation in Thailand sets up a tire playground for their friends. Their website is filled with great photos and information. http://www.saveelephant.org/
Bomb Explodes Meters From Myanmar's Radical Buddhist Monk Wirathu
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Burma, Myanmar, society )

Cal
- 455 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.
Mosque, Orphanage Burned in New Myanmar Violence
World  (tags: Myanmar, ethnic tensions, violence, society, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, news, world, politics )

Cal
- 510 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sectarian violence has spread to a new region of Myanmar, with a rampaging mob torching a mosque and a Muslim orphanage in a northeastern town after rumors spread that a Muslim man had set fire to a Buddhist woman
Obama Urges Myanmar to Stop Violence Against Muslims
World  (tags: Myanmar, ethnic tensions, violence, society, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, news, world, politics )

Cal
- 518 days ago - news.yahoo.com
President Barack Obama urged the president of Myanmar on Monday to halt violence against a Muslim minority but praised economic and political reforms in the formerly pariah nation that is emerging as a U.S. ally in China's backyard.
Indonesian Muslims: "We Want to Kill Myanmar Buddhists"
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Indonesia, Muslims, Islam, Myanmar, Bhuddists, conflict, corruption, crime, death, terrorism, terrorists, murder, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 530 days ago - jihadonbuddhists.org
Hundreds of members of radical Islamic groups on Friday called for "jihad in Myanmar" during rallies in front of the Myanmar embassy in Menteng, Jakarta, to protest growing violence against Rohingya Muslims. 'It has been [going on for a] long [time],
As Myanmar Reforms, Old Tensions Rise To The Surface
World  (tags: Myanmar, ethnic tensions, violence, society, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, news, world, politics )

Cal
- 544 days ago - npr.org
Last year, more than 100 people were killed in sectarian violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, bordering Bangladesh. Now the tensions appear to have spread to its heartland and threaten to undermine the country's nascent democratic reforms.
Myanmar Says It's Ready to Sign Nuclear Agreement
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, Myanmar, burma, news, goodnews )

Cal
- 697 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
US President Obama Hails Burma's 'Remarkable Journey'
World  (tags: asia, world, news, government, obama, Myanmar )

Cal
- 700 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Burma is on a "remarkable journey" of reform that has much further to go, Barack Obama said as he made the first visit to the South East Asian nation by a serving US president.
Will Liberalization of Myanmar Bring Ruin to Its Vast Forests?
Environment  (tags: world, politics, Myanmar, nature, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, humans, protection, wildlife, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 703 days ago - enn.com
Now, Myanmar is undergoing a stunning democratic transformation, its citizens are granted more freedoms, and the world is opening up to them. With this opening up comes a relaxing of trade restrictions, which may unfortunately bring disaster to Myanmar's
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Reward Human Rights Abusers in Burma
World  (tags: world, Myanmar, Burma, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics, society, government )

Cal
- 769 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
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 )

Cal
- 829 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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