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BBC News
Hundred days of Myanmar's democracyor so Rohingya in camps, and not much better for the several hundred thousand w
Hundred days of Myanmar's democracy
BBC News / Posted 4 days ago
or so Rohingya in camps, and not much better for the several hundred thousand who live restricted lives elsewhere in Rakhine State.Image caption Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims lived in Rakhine State, near Myanmar's border with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claimsthan 100,000 Rohingya were displaced by deadly clashes with Buddhists in 2012 a
Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
than 100,000 Rohingya were displaced by deadly clashes with Buddhists in 2012 and now live destitute in camps in western Rakhine state. They are denied citizenship and face severe restrictions on their movement and access to basic services. Just... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Yangon criticises Buddhist nationalist groupof hate speech. Ma Ba Tha has built networks across Myanmar after initial viol
Yangon criticises Buddhist nationalist group
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
of hate speech. Ma Ba Tha has built networks across Myanmar after initial violence against Muslim Rohingyas in western Rakhine state in 2012. As recently as June, there were two mob attacks on Muslim religious institutions in other parts of the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Myanmar government cracks down on Buddhist nationalistsof military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into c
Myanmar government cracks down on Buddhist nationalists
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
of military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into clashes between Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Violence between Muslims and Buddhists in other areas followed in 2013 and 2014. President Htin Kyaw... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Myanmar government criticizes Buddhist nationalist groupof hate speech. Ma Ba Tha has built networks across Myanmar after initial viol
Myanmar government criticizes Buddhist nationalist group
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
of hate speech. Ma Ba Tha has built networks across Myanmar after initial violence against Muslim Rohingyas in western Rakhine state in 2012. As recently as June, there were two mob attacks on Muslim religious institutions in other parts of the... Read more
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Reuters
After violence, Myanmar moves to curb religious extremismof military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into c
After violence, Myanmar moves to curb religious extremism
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
of military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into clashes between Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Violence between Muslims and Buddhists in other areas followed in 2013 and 2014. President Htin Kyaw... Read more
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Swissinfo
After violence, Myanmar moves to curb religious extremismof military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into c
After violence, Myanmar moves to curb religious extremism
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
of military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into clashes between Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Violence between Muslims and Buddhists in other areas followed in 2013 and 2014. President Htin Kyaw... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
After violence, Myanmar moves to curb religious extremismof military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into c
After violence, Myanmar moves to curb religious extremism
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
of military rule, before boiling over in 2012 in the west of the country into clashes between Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Violence between Muslims and Buddhists in other areas followed in 2013 and 2014. President Htin Kyaw... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysians hold mass rally calling for end to Burmese persecution of Rohingyaswho carried banners calling for the end of Burma’s alleged silence on systemati
Malaysians hold mass rally calling for end to Burmese persecution of Rohingyas
Asian Correspondent / Posted 12 days ago
who carried banners calling for the end of Burma’s alleged silence on systematic genocide and persecution of Muslims in Rakhine state. The procession, which was organised by Malaysia’s Pan Islamic Party (PAS) and other non-governmental... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar minister warns nationalists to end hate speechsought to placate hardline Buddhists by ordering officials to avoid the term Ro
Myanmar minister warns nationalists to end hate speech
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
sought to placate hardline Buddhists by ordering officials to avoid the term Rohingya and refer to the group as "Muslims of Rakhine State" instead. But the Ma Ba Tha rejected that phrase and organised protests demanding the group be referred to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Myanmar minister warns nationalists to end hate speechsought to placate hardline Buddhists by ordering officials to avoid the term Ro
Myanmar minister warns nationalists to end hate speech
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
sought to placate hardline Buddhists by ordering officials to avoid the term Rohingya and refer to the group as "Muslims of Rakhine State" instead. But the Ma Ba Tha rejected that phrase and organised protests demanding the group be referred to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Myanmar monk blasts ‘dictator’ Suu Kyiminority denied citizenship and relegated to apartheid-like conditions ever sin
Myanmar monk blasts ‘dictator’ Suu Kyi
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
minority denied citizenship and relegated to apartheid-like conditions ever since deadly riots tore through western Rakhine state in 2012. Their very name invokes strong emotions in Myanmar, with the Ma Ba Tha leading protests for the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Malaysia: US envoy to seek probe into mass gravesransoms from their families. This discovery came in wake of a mounting humanit
Malaysia: US envoy to seek probe into mass graves
Asian Correspondent / Posted 14 days ago
ransoms from their families. This discovery came in wake of a mounting humanitarian crisis in Southeast Asia as tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled persecution in Rakhine state in western Burma. Additional reporting by Associ... Read more
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asianage
Hardline Myanmar monk blasts 'dictator' Suu Kyia minority denied citizenship and relegated to apartheid-like conditions ever s
Hardline Myanmar monk blasts 'dictator' Suu Kyi
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
a minority denied citizenship and relegated to apartheid-like conditions ever since deadly riots tore through western Rakhine state in 2012. Their very name invokes strong emotions in Myanmar, with the Ma Ba Tha leading protests for the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar's top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners-- a minority denied citizenship and relegated to apartheid-like conditions eve
Myanmar's top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
-- a minority denied citizenship and relegated to apartheid-like conditions ever since deadly riots tore through western Rakhine state in 2012. Their very name invokes strong emotions in Myanmar, with the Ma Ba Tha leading protests for the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardlinersdenied citizenship in Myanmar and relegated to apartheid - like conditions ever
Myanmar's top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
denied citizenship in Myanmar and relegated to apartheid - like conditions ever since deadly riots tore through western Rakhine state in 2012. Their very name invokes strong emotions in Myanmar, with the Ma Ba Tha leading protests for the... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar's Nationalist take to streets, ask govt. to listen to 'voice of the people' over Rakhine issue - newkerala.com #88522Rakhine State is home to about a million stateless Muslims who self-identify as
Myanmar's Nationalist take to streets, ask govt. to listen to 'voice of the people' over Rakhine issue - newkerala.com #88522
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Rakhine State is home to about a million stateless Muslims who self-identify as Rohingyas and are reviled by Rakhine Buddhists. The government has sought to defuse the row over the term "Rohingya", by ordering officials and foreign dignitaries to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar nationalists stage protest, insisting Rohingyas be called 'Bengalis'are emotive, and said she preferred to refer to members of the community as "pe
Myanmar nationalists stage protest, insisting Rohingyas be called 'Bengalis'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
are emotive, and said she preferred to refer to members of the community as "people who believe in Islam living in the Rakhine state". She also banned officials from using the terms "Rohingya" or "Bengali" to refer to the minority group during... Read more
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New Kerala
Hundreds in Myanmar protest phrase 'Muslims in Rakine State' - newkerala.com #88356National Party earlier this month also slammed the new term, saying that it wro
Hundreds in Myanmar protest phrase 'Muslims in Rakine State' - newkerala.com #88356
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
National Party earlier this month also slammed the new term, saying that it wrongly gives the impression that Muslims in Rakhine State are on equal footing with regards to citizenship claims. "We don't accept the new term, as they are... Read more
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New Kerala
Severe flooding hits Myanmar, over 6,000 affected - newkerala.com #87352Nay Pyi Taw, July 8 : Severe flooding has hit Myanmar's Rakhine state, affectin
Severe flooding hits Myanmar, over 6,000 affected - newkerala.com #87352
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Nay Pyi Taw, July 8 : Severe flooding has hit Myanmar's Rakhine state, affecting over 6,000 people since Tuesday, officials said on Friday. Triggered by torrential rain, two river banks of Laymyo and Kaladan bursted, affecting 64 wards and villages... Read more
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Aljazeera
EU parliament condemns Myanmar persecution of Rohingyaparliament said Myanmar must "as a matter of urgency ensure free and unimpeded
EU parliament condemns Myanmar persecution of Rohingya
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
parliament said Myanmar must "as a matter of urgency ensure free and unimpeded access" to the UN and rights groups in Rakhine State, where some 120,000 Rohingya remain in more than 80 internal displacement camp. Myanmar should "condemn... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EU parliament urges Myanmar to protect Rohingya minorityleader Aung San Suu Kyi insisted in May her new government was determined to ad
EU parliament urges Myanmar to protect Rohingya minority
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
leader Aung San Suu Kyi insisted in May her new government was determined to address deep hatreds in western Rakhine State, where tens of thousands of Rohingya are confined to squalid displacement camps after waves of deadly unrest... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Border issue delays Myanmar-Lao bridge tradeMyanmar with Vietnam, by creating a road link connecting the Kyaukphyu deepsea
Border issue delays Myanmar-Lao bridge trade
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
Myanmar with Vietnam, by creating a road link connecting the Kyaukphyu deepsea port and special economic zone in Myanmar’s Rakhine state with the Haiphong seaport in Vietnam. The zone is due to be developed by a consortium of Chinese companies,... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar-Lao friendship bridge remains shut over border dispute - newkerala.com #86977Myanmar with Vietnam, by creating a road link connecting the Kyaukphyu deep sea
Myanmar-Lao friendship bridge remains shut over border dispute - newkerala.com #86977
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Myanmar with Vietnam, by creating a road link connecting the Kyaukphyu deep sea port and special economic zone in Myanmar's Rakhine State with the Haiphong Seaport in Vietnam. Trade with China would also be simplified as at present, Chinese imports... Read more
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asianage
5 arrested over Myanmar mosque burningin Myanmar have torn communities apart and left scores dead in recent years, wi
5 arrested over Myanmar mosque burning
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
in Myanmar have torn communities apart and left scores dead in recent years, with the worst bloodshed hitting western Rakhine state in 2012. Rakhine remains almost completely divided on religious grounds, with the one-million-strong Muslim... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five arrested over Myanmar mosque burningin Myanmar have torn communities apart and left scores dead in recent years, wi
Five arrested over Myanmar mosque burning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
in Myanmar have torn communities apart and left scores dead in recent years, with the worst bloodshed hitting western Rakhine state in 2012. Rakhine remains almost completely divided on religious grounds, with the one-million-strong Muslim... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five arrested over Myanmar mosque burningin Myanmar have torn communities apart and left scores dead in recent years, wi
Five arrested over Myanmar mosque burning
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
in Myanmar have torn communities apart and left scores dead in recent years, with the worst bloodshed hitting western Rakhine state in 2012. Rakhine remains almost completely divided on religious grounds, with the one-million-strong Muslim... Read more
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New Kerala
Govt opts for term 'Rakhine ethnics' to calm protesting Buddhists - newkerala.com #86048Naypyidaw, July 5 : To calm Buddhist protestors, the government of the restive
Govt opts for term 'Rakhine ethnics' to calm protesting Buddhists - newkerala.com #86048
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Naypyidaw, July 5 : To calm Buddhist protestors, the government of the restive Rakhine State of Myanmar has issued a statement saying it would call the state's Buddhist majority as "Rakhine ethnics" rather than using the phrase "the Buddhist... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Rights groups call for action on anti-Muslim violence in Burmaof riots that forced over 100,000 Muslim Rohingya to escape the escalating viol
Rights groups call for action on anti-Muslim violence in Burma
Asian Correspondent / Posted 22 days ago
of riots that forced over 100,000 Muslim Rohingya to escape the escalating violence occurring in their western home of Rakhine State. “It’s time for the government to stand up for religious minorities and take action against those perpetrating... Read more
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New Kerala
Asean MPs urge Myanmar to protect Muslim minority - newkerala.com #85741targeted the country's Muslim minority population, including an anti-Muslim pro
Asean MPs urge Myanmar to protect Muslim minority - newkerala.com #85741
New Kerala / Posted 23 days ago
targeted the country's Muslim minority population, including an anti-Muslim protest by thousands of Buddhists and monks, in Rakhine state on Sunday, EFE news reported. "The government, led by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, has been telling the... Read more
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23d
Business Standard India
Anti-Muslim protests disrupt normal life in Myanmar's Rakhine StateHome to about a million stateless Muslims, who self-identify as Rohingyas & are
Anti-Muslim protests disrupt normal life in Myanmar's Rakhine State
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
Home to about a million stateless Muslims, who self-identify as Rohingyas & are reviled by Rakhine Buddhists Myanmar's ethnically divided Rakhine State witnessed mass protests, as... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma: Thousands of Buddhist monks hold anti-Muslim rally in RakhineBUDDHIST Monks in Burma gathered on Sunday in the thousands in the strife-ridde
Burma: Thousands of Buddhist monks hold anti-Muslim rally in Rakhine
Asian Correspondent / Posted 24 days ago
BUDDHIST Monks in Burma gathered on Sunday in the thousands in the strife-ridden Rakhine State to hold a fresh round of protests against the Rohingya Muslim community. The monks were demonstrating against a government directive to refer to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protestsYANGON: Myanmar's bitterly divided Rakhine State saw mass protests Sunday (Jul
Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar's bitterly divided Rakhine State saw mass protests Sunday (Jul 3) as thousands of Buddhists, including monks, demonstrated in a show of opposition to a government edict referring to Muslim communities in the restive province,... Read more
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Rappler
Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protestsProtestors rally against the Aung San Suu Kyi government's order to refer to th
Restless Myanmar state sees mass anti-Muslim protests
Rappler / Posted 24 days ago
Protestors rally against the Aung San Suu Kyi government's order to refer to the Rohingya as "Muslim communities in Rakhine". Photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar's bitterly-divided Rakhine State saw mass protests... Read more
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dna
UN rights investigator urges Myanmar to crack down on religious violencefor almost half a century of military rule, before boiling over in 2012 into cl
UN rights investigator urges Myanmar to crack down on religious violence
dna / Posted 24 days ago
for almost half a century of military rule, before boiling over in 2012 into clashes between Rohingya Muslims and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Violence between Muslims and Buddhists in other parts of the country followed in 2013 and 2014. Yanghee... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Mob burns down mosque in Myanmarin central Bago, forcing the Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighbouring
Mob burns down mosque in Myanmar
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
in central Bago, forcing the Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighbouring town. Tensions are also rising in western Rakhine, a state scarred by deadly riots in 2012 that have left communities almost completely divided along religious lines.... Read more
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Japan Today
Seeking safety alone ‹ Japan Todayethnic minority in Myanmar have also been documented. This religious and ethnic
Seeking safety alone ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 25 days ago
ethnic minority in Myanmar have also been documented. This religious and ethnic minority, long settled in the western Rakhine region of Myanmar, has faced severe persecution at the hands of the Buddhist majority, resulting both in extreme... Read more
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Daily Mail
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spikeand Muslim minority is growing UN human rights investigator Yanghee Lee warned
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spike
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
and Muslim minority is growing UN human rights investigator Yanghee Lee warned of 'pervasive tensions' Buddhists in Rakhine state are planning a protest march on Sunday A Buddhist mob burned down a mosque in northern Myanmar during the holy... Read more
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International Business Times
Angry Buddhist mob armed with knives attack Muslims and set Myanmar mosque ablaze and Muslims, according to AP. More than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya
Angry Buddhist mob armed with knives attack Muslims and set Myanmar mosque ablaze
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
and Muslims, according to AP. More than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority have fled their homes in western Rakhine State. The now-stateless Rohingya, are living in displacement camps and have a number of restrictions on their... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Myanmar mob torches mosqueMuslim community to seek refuge in a neighbouring town. Repressive military ru
Myanmar mob torches mosque
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighbouring town. Repressive military rulers Tensions are also rising in western Rakhine, a state scarred by deadly riots in 2012 that have left communities almost completely divided along religious... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Myanmar must end abuses vs Muslims’new civilian government should prioritize ending deep discrimination against th
‘Myanmar must end abuses vs Muslims’
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
new civilian government should prioritize ending deep discrimination against the Rohingya and other Muslims in restive Rakhine state, a United Nations envoy said Friday. Yanghee Lee, the UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, was speaking after a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Mob burns down mosque in 2nd such recent attack in Myanmarsince rioting in 2012 forced more than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya m
Mob burns down mosque in 2nd such recent attack in Myanmar
Lowell Sun / Posted 25 days ago
since rioting in 2012 forced more than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority to flee their homes in western Rakhine State. Discrimination against the Rohingya is widespread and the government refuses to recognize most as citizens,... Read more
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DW
Myanmar mob burns down mosque as Buddhist-Muslim tensions rise |immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh. An estimated 140,000 people - mostly Ro
Myanmar mob burns down mosque as Buddhist-Muslim tensions rise |
DW / Posted 25 days ago
immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh. An estimated 140,000 people - mostly Rohingyas - have been living in camps in Rakhine since violent clashes broke out between the majority Buddhists and Rohingyas in 2012. The calls are getting louder... Read more
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Aljazeera
Mob burns down mosque in Myanmarsince rioting in 2012 forced more than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya m
Mob burns down mosque in Myanmar
Aljazeera / Posted 25 days ago
since rioting in 2012 forced more than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority to flee their homes in western Rakhine State. A local NGO worker who visited the town Saturday told the AFP news agency that security forces had been... Read more
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The Manila Times
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spikein central Bago, forcing the Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighboring t
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spike
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
in central Bago, forcing the Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighboring town. Tensions are also rising in western Rakhine, a state scarred by deadly riots in 2012 that have left communities almost completely divided along religious... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spikein central Bago, forcing the Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighbouring
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spike
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
in central Bago, forcing the Muslim community to seek refuge in a neighbouring town. Tensions are also rising in western Rakhine, a state scarred by deadly riots in 2012 that have left communities almost completely divided along religious... Read more
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Salon.com
Mob burns down mosque in 2nd such recent attack in Myanmarnortheast of Yangon. There has been sporadic but fierce violence against Musli
Mob burns down mosque in 2nd such recent attack in Myanmar
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
northeast of Yangon. There has been sporadic but fierce violence against Muslims in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar since rioting in 2012 forced more than 100,000 members of the Muslim Rohingya minority to flee their homes in western Rakhine... Read more
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Business Standard India
Development work in Myanmar should supplement reconciliation: Indiadisaster relief and development assistance, India has also extended humanitaria
Development work in Myanmar should supplement reconciliation: India
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
disaster relief and development assistance, India has also extended humanitarian assistance worth a million dollars to the Rakhine State through the government of Myanmar as part of its support for the relief, rehabilitation and community building... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar mob torches mosquebeen reluctant to launch prosecutions out of fear of stoking further unrest. T
Myanmar mob torches mosque
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
been reluctant to launch prosecutions out of fear of stoking further unrest. The worst religious violence struck western Rakhine State in 2012, leaving scores dead and pushing tens of thousands of the stateless Muslim Rohingya into destitute... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spikebeen reluctant to launch prosecutions out of fear of stoking further unrest. T
Myanmar mob torches mosque as religious tensions spike
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
been reluctant to launch prosecutions out of fear of stoking further unrest. The worst religious violence struck western Rakhine State in 2012, leaving scores dead and pushing tens of thousands of the stateless Muslim Rohingya into destitute... Read more
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