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Women of Burma/Myanmar demand No Interfaith Marriage Bill #womenrights

  To Myanmar President Thein Sein and Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura Shwe Mann, We call on the Government of Myanmar to urgently reconsider and halt the drafting of the Interfaith Marriage bill, known as the Law on Protection of… Continue Reading →

Myanmar’s Buddhist Bigots

LONDON — There is perhaps no religion that Western liberals find more appealing than Buddhism. Politicians fawn over the Dalai Lama, celebrities seek out Buddhist meditation, and scientists and philosophers insist that Buddhism has much to teach us about human… Continue Reading →

MSF deeply shocked at expulsion from Myanmar #healthcare

  Government accuses aid group of misleading the world about an attack on Rohingya last month in northern part of Rakhine. Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 01:11 Ethnic violence has seen tens of thousands of people fleeing their homes, most of… Continue Reading →

Two child limit imposed on Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya #Vaw #WTFnews

New measure, which applies to Muslim Rohingya families in western Rakhine state, does not affect Buddhists in the area. Last Modified: 25 May 2013 14:34 Authorities in Myanmar‘s western Rakhine state have imposed a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families,… Continue Reading →

Outbreak of Violence of in Mumbai – ASSAM AND BURMA KILLING OF MUSLIMS- #mustread

  OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE IN MUMBAI – ASSAM AND BURMA KILLING OF MUSLIMS   Asghar Ali Engineer   (Secular Perspective August 16-31, 2012)   The way things were happening for last few weeks it was not surprising that violence on… Continue Reading →

Myanmar lifts BAN on journals after protests #CENSORSHIP #GOODNEWS

YANGON | Mon Aug 6, 2012 6:51pm IST (Reuters) – Myanmar‘s government has agreed to lift suspensions on two weekly journals within two weeks, their editors said on Monday, just days after rare protests by journalists in two cities to demand more… Continue Reading →

Myanmar censors publication of magazines #Censorship

    By Associated Press, YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s censors have suspended two weekly magazines indefinitely in the latest confrontation between the government and the newly aggressive press. The Press Scrutiny Board informed Voice Weekly and Envoy editors Tuesday that… Continue Reading →

Rohingya Muslims: A brief history of centuries-long persecution

  By Syed Zubair Ahmad, Two circles. net The recent ethnic clashes between the Rohingya Muslims and the Buddhist community in the Rakhine (or Arakan) province of Myanmar have attracted global attention though late – the latest is the UN’s… Continue Reading →

Statement by Pakistani civil society on Human Rights violation in Myanmar

  Recent weeks have witnessed horrific events in Myanmar. Mobs have targeted the Rohingya population, resulting in the brutal murder of scores of Rohingya and displacement of tens of thousands of children, women, and men. Appallingly, the Myanmar military leadership… Continue Reading →

Immediate Release- Indian activists ask PMO to sincerely engage with Burma

8 May 2012 Indian civil societies urge the Prime Minister of India to sincerely engage with Burma New Delhi: Today, Burma Centre Delhi submitted a memorandum on behalf of Indian civil society groups to the Prime Minister of India, Dr…. Continue Reading →

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