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Google 25/05/2018 13:02:21

After fleeing war-torn Burma, boys find joy in basketball - WFAA.com


WFAA.com

After fleeing war-torn Burma, boys find joy in basketball
WFAA.com
Born in war-torn Burma, these boys were forced from their homes during the Burmese civil war. As children, they, and thousands more, fled the country, risking their lives. Some were killed, but many ended up in refugee camps and others were eventually ...

Google 25/05/2018 11:40:56

Australia Karen Join Global Protest against Burma Army Attacks on Villagers - Karen News


Karen News

Australia Karen Join Global Protest against Burma Army Attacks on Villagers
Karen News
The Australian Karen Organization rallied outside the Burmese Embassy in Canberra to protest against the Burma Army's recent attacks on villages in Karen State. Members of the Australian Karen community travelled from Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne ...

Google 25/05/2018 08:19:50

Testimony Burma Army Offensives Using Kachin Civilians as Human Shields and Mine Sweepers - Karen News


Karen News

Testimony Burma Army Offensives Using Kachin Civilians as Human Shields and Mine Sweepers
Karen News
The Kachin Woman's Association Thailand issued a statement on May 15, 2018 contradicting claims made by Burma Army commanders that recent offensives against the Kachin Independence Army did not target civilians. The statement said KWAT interviews ...

Google 25/05/2018 05:24:02

Report cites lack of progress in improving free expression in Burma - IFEX


IFEX

Report cites lack of progress in improving free expression in Burma
IFEX
The Freedom to Write Award was bestowed on Burmese writers on four occasions during the rule of Myanmar's military government. This is the first time that PEN America has recognized honorees from Myanmar since the country held elections in 2015, ...

Google 24/05/2018 21:47:31

US House backs measure to clamp down on Burma over Rohingya rights - Democratic Voice of Burma


Democratic Voice of Burma

US House backs measure to clamp down on Burma over Rohingya rights
Democratic Voice of Burma
WASHINGTON — Members of the US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favor of legislation to pressure Burma to improve its record on human rights. Lawmakers voted 382-30 to approve the measure as an amendment to the ...
'A lot of shame': Rohingya camps brace for wave of babies conceived in rapeWashington Post
Myanmar Rohingya militants massacred Hindus, says AmnestyBBC News
MPs push for Myanmar regime to face international criminal courtThe Guardian
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Google 24/05/2018 04:29:05

Burma: Hollywood stars, famous authors call for release of Reuters ... - Asian Correspondent


Asian Correspondent

Burma: Hollywood stars, famous authors call for release of Reuters ...
Asian Correspondent
SOME of the literary world's biggest names, along with Hollywood stars and renowned newscasters, have written an open letter to Burma's president calling for ...

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Google 24/05/2018 03:03:06

Justice in Burma: Wounds on the wall - Democratic Voice of Burma


Democratic Voice of Burma

Justice in Burma: Wounds on the wall
Democratic Voice of Burma
In March 2018, a new museum opened in Yangon. It does not boast any artworks or ancient artefacts, but rather hundreds of pictures documenting the extent of state violence committed against Burmese citizens since the military seized power half a ...

Google 23/05/2018 10:54:01

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