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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
- 125 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
- 138 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 )

Cal
- 463 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
- 483 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 )

Cal
- 706 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 )

Cal
- 732 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 )

Cal
- 777 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
- 838 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.
Burma: Regime Behind Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, Burma, Myanmar, Refugees&Relief, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, government, conflict, freedoms )

Cal
- 849 days ago - greenleft.org.au
Rohingya sources estimate thousands of deaths from a planned campaign of violent ethnic cleansing by Burmese government forces. Rohingya sources say the regime has been instigating Rakhine mob violence as part of their campaign.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Renew the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act
World  (tags: BURMA, burma, myanmar, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, HumanRights, government, freedoms, conflict, society, world, news, asia )

Cal
- 888 days ago - secure3.convio.net
While Burma has taken some important steps toward democracy, its military continues to commit widespread human rights abuses -- particularly in Burma's ethnic states. We must encourage forward momentum but we cannot reward violent regimes -- we need to send
Weaving Handicrafts and Hope for Displaced Women From Burma
World  (tags: world, Burma, freedoms, women, empowerment )

Rose
- 907 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
Celebrating 15 Years of Economic Empowerment
Is Myanmar About to Rejoin the World?
World  (tags: goodnews, government, world, asia, Myanmar, Burma, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, news, GoodNews )

Cal
- 912 days ago - csmonitor.com
One of the three most closed and isolated countries in the world is opening up. The long-repressed Burmese say it's unbelievable - but they want to believe in a new Myanmar.
GOOD NEWS! Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi Wins By-Election: NLD Party
World  (tags: world, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', goodnews, BURMA, burma, GoodNews, humanrights, politics, news )

Cal
- 941 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Burma's Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has won a by-election for parliament, her party says, after a landmark vote which saw 45 seats contested.
GOOD NEWS! BURMA---The Triumphal Rise of Aung San Suu Kyi
World  (tags: world, Burma, Myamar, Aung San Suu Kyj, politics, interesting, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, freedoms, goodnews, asia, society, news )

Cal
- 943 days ago - spiegel.de
A newfound optimism has infected much of Burma. The government has relaxed controls and might even make room for pro-democracy advocate and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi in the cabinet after this Sunday's by-elections
Burma's Armed Ethnic Minorities Present Agenda for Successful Ceasefire
World  (tags: world, society, Myanmar, Burma, politics, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia )

Cal
- 961 days ago - ipsnews.net
Given the recent bout of skirmishes in Karen State and Shan State throughout the month of February, despite the signing of initial ceasefire agreements between these ethnic armed groups and the government, the UNFC reiterated its 'starting points' for any
 

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