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The author (middle) writes about celebrating US Independence Day with her 2-year-old grandson. Photo courtesy of Cherie M Querol Moreno This year, Joaquin Miguel (my grandson) celebrates his second...
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A victim of forced labour speaks during a Reuters interview in a village at Buthidaung township in northern Rakhine state June 10. In the fertile river valleys near Myanmar's border with Bangladesh,...
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Last Thursday, a US State Department Human Rights report shed further light on the ordeal of the Muslim minorities of Myanmar and the People’s Republic of China — two of the most victimised Muslim...
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In the summer of 1971, I spent some time in London on my way to Lebanon, where I was to begin my doctoral dissertation research. I had left the United States consumed with our long war in...
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... shared across major social media networks An activist displays a poster of the portrait of Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a protest demanding an end to the violence against...
2015/07/02 08:34
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He attracted international condemnation earlier this year when he described UN’s special rapporteur for Human rights in Burma, Yanghee Lee, a ‘bitch’ and a ‘whore’ during a public speech in...
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... such as SM to put up satellite registration booths for voters, especially those who are in danger of getting disenfranchised due to lack of biometric data, is laudable. According to...
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COMMENT: The ICC is a bully and other popular myths Sudan,Omar alBashir,International Criminal Court ICC Karen Williams says the al-Bashir case did not showcase the bullying tactics of the...
2015/06/30 22:38
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... week has given a vital boost to President Barack Obama’s effort to deepen U.S. engagement in the Asia-Pacific region. His administration also navigated worrying tensions with China by...
2015/06/30 04:03
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... they are useless. I call them ‘fake people’,” wrote the former lieutenant colonel, according to the ‘Myanmar Times’. Hla Swe, who represents the ruling Union Solidarity and Development...
2015/06/28 17:02
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Rohingya migrants sit on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea. Getty Images Effectively stateless, the Rohingyas—a loose ethnic group that is primarily...
2015/06/26 07:38
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Significant solutions for the Rohingya – Harun Yahya Published: 26 June 2015 2:35 PM Last month, the plight of the Rohingya Muslims came into the focus of the world media with the heart-wrenching...
2015/06/26 07:03
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... article has been shared across major social media networks A group of Moken families rest in the shade of trees on an island in in the Mergui Archipelago, Burma. Pic: AP. But now Human...
2015/06/25 10:33
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Vaclav Havel. Pic: AP. Last week, pictures of a young – and eventually old – man were hanging at the Pasondan Art Gallery, in downtown Yangon. The black and white images portrayed him as he...
2015/06/25 09:31
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READING the late prolific Nigerian satirical writer, Ken Saro-Wiwa's novel Prisoners of Jebs -- a political and social commentary on post-colonial Africa -- leaves one dejected by some of the...
2015/06/22 08:12
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An influential group of Buddhist monks in Burma is proposing to ban Muslim schoolgirls from wearing headscarves, in the latest sign of growing religious tension in the country. The Organisation for...
2015/06/21 19:12
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Tim Farron is calling for the law to be changed to require ministers to approve personally each sale to countries with poor human rights records, such as China, Russia, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. He...
2015/06/21 14:33
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People read publications at a roadside shop in Yangon. Pic: AP. YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma’s Information Ministry has filed a contempt of court complaint against the publisher and 16 editorial...
2015/06/21 05:16
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... heaviest addition has arrived at last - the nearly 9-year-old elephant Anjalee has flown in from the tropics and is settling in to a slightly colder climate. The 1.7 tonne female Asian...
2015/06/20 06:25
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... lunchtime as the crowd chanted for Australia's borders to be opened and refugees to be allowed in. "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here," they yelled. Refugee Resource Action...
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