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Dawn of a New Democratic Era in Myanmar
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, Myanmar )

Cal
- 235 days ago - csmonitor.com
What happens next is being touted as 'a political and economic renaissance' or, as one local editorial predicted,Myanmar's best year yet.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD Has Won Most Seats in Legislature
World  (tags: Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, National League of Democracy, early results )

Rosie
- 319 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In her first interview since historic elections, Mayanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has told the BBC her party has won a parliamentary majority. Early results show a sweeping victory for her National League of Democracy but official results ..
Myanmar's Ruling Party Concedes Defeat While Suu Kyi's Party Expects to Win 70pc of Vote
World  (tags: world, society, politics, news, humans, humanrights, government, freedoms, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, election )

Darren
- 320 days ago - scmp.com
The acting chairman of Myanmar's ruling party conceded defeat to Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition on Monday and said he would accept the result of the country's first free national election in 25 years.
Rohingya Refugees Buried In Mass Graves In Thailand
World  (tags: Rohingya, Thailand, Myanmar, humanitarian crises, boats, sea, refugees, mass graves, torture )

Dandelion
- 459 days ago - news.com.au
It just shows the level of complicity, everyone was making a buck on the torment of these people in Thailand. The blame for this atrocity lies at the feet of the Myanmar authorities who have literally bulldozed the businesses and homes of the Rohingya
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
- 495 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
- 496 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
Explaining Burma's Missing 9 Million People - Evaporation, or Genocide?
World  (tags: Burma, Myanmar, world, society, genocide, crime, conflict )

Cal
- 661 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
- 685 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
- 789 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
- 812 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
- 821 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
- 1160 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
- 1214 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
- 1223 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.
 

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