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Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 19 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
- 42 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
- 146 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
- 170 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
- 178 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?
Bomb Explodes Meters From Myanmar's Radical Buddhist Monk Wirathu
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Burma, Myanmar, society )

Cal
- 517 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
- 572 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
- 580 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
- 592 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
- 606 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
- 760 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
- 762 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.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Reward Human Rights Abusers in Burma
World  (tags: world, Myanmar, Burma, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics, society, government )

Cal
- 831 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
- 892 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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