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Bomb Explodes Meters From Myanmar's Radical Buddhist Monk Wirathu
World  (tags: world, violence, politics, Burma, Myanmar, society )

Cal
- 269 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
- 324 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
- 332 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
- 344 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
- 358 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
- 512 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
- 515 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
- 583 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
- 644 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
- 655 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.
Myanmar's Real Power Struggle? Keeping the Lights on
World  (tags: Myanmar, power grid, world, asia, freedoms, politics, society, news )

Cal
- 662 days ago - globalpost.com
Forget the abusive generals and the freedom fighters. Myanmar's new power struggle pits the frustrated masses against their nation's lousy electrical grid.
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
- 694 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
Women 'Invisible' in Myanmar
World  (tags: world, humanrights, women, s rights, Myanmar, politics, asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, society, terrorism )

Cal
- 711 days ago - ipsnews.net
While Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys iconic status in Myanmar (also known as Burma), women remain invisible in this country steeped in Buddhist tradition and emerging from decades of military rule.
Is Myanmar About to Rejoin the World?
World  (tags: goodnews, government, world, asia, Myanmar, Burma, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, news, GoodNews )

Cal
- 718 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.
 

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