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Boatloads of Migrants Could Soon Be 'Floating Graveyard' on Southeast Asian Waters
World  (tags: migrant boats, Southeast Asia, Rohingya Muslims, OIM, UNHCR, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia )

Judy
- 11 days ago - ipsnews.net
"We don't have a flotilla to go out and help them, but there are plenty of countries in the region that do, and plenty of reasons for them to do it - if they don't, they'll be dealing with a floating graveyard soon, rather than a flotilla of ships."
Have We Stones for Hearts?
World  (tags: Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Adam Azhar, ASEAN, Asylum, Human Rights, Rohingya, refugees, boat people )

Evelyn
- 12 days ago - adamazhar92.wordpress.com
Is this a valid reason for us refuse help to others with problems that seem to be much larger than our own? Have our hearts turned to stone that we are unable to emphatise with these people? Engrossed completely in our own problems that we fail
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

Judy
- 55 days ago - cbs8.com
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
Tiger and Wild Cat Trade From Myanmar to China Growing
Offbeat  (tags: Trade, Animals, Wild Cats, Tiger, Myanmar, China )

Ray
- 158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The trade in tigers and other wild cat parts from Myanmar into China has grown in recent years, a new study based on two decades of survey data suggests.
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 177 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.
No Easy Solution for Myanmar's Rakhine Crisis
World  (tags: asia, freedoms, government, Myanmar, Rakhine, humanrights, Refugees&Relief )

Naoko
- 201 days ago - irinnews.org
"We are caged like animals here. We cannot work or go to the town to buy things. Our young people grow up knowing they will never be able to go to university."
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
- 305 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
- 328 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
- 336 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
- 356 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
- 675 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
- 730 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
- 738 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 )

Gillian
- 750 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],
 

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