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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... regardless but stressed that until improvements were seen, it was unlikely that Washington would move to ease sanctions further that were enacted over the course of 40 years of military government ... on Myanmar's officials and others complicit in rights abuses and atrocities. And they said they would oppose further concessions to the reformist government unless major progress were achieved. Secular ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570302/kerry-warns-myanmar-against-backsliding-human-rights
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ban on Suu Kyi standing for Myanmar presidency poses dilemma for party

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:53pm by BLOOM

    ... and the quasi-civilian government that came to power in 2010 recommended in June preserving the part of the charter dealing with the presidency. That leaves the NLD and its ageing leadership with a choice- ... will succeed her," Win Htein, one of 15 members on the NLD's central executive committee, said. "Her status is so high and no one can compete with her integrity." He said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566430/ban-suu-kyi-standing-myanmar-presidency-poses-dilemma-party
  3. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... with India. Insurgency groups from India have travelled through Tamu, The Irrawaddy magazine reported. Citing unnamed local government officials, it said this marked the first time armed Chinese had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1563392/myanmar-sentences-eight-chinese-militants-lengthy-prison
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official in Myanmar appalled by conditions in Rohingya refugee camps

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by Reuters

    ... to the country and called on the government to tackle the inter-communal violence. Lee's itinerary included camps in the western state of Rakhine housing some 140,000 stateless Muslim Rohingya. She also visited the northern state of Kachin, where more than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting between ethnic-minority rebels and the government erupted in June 2011, ending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560604/un-official-myanmar-appalled-conditions-rohingya-refugee-camps
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Chief minister forced out in Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... Agencies in Yangon Head of violence-wracked region forced to retire as national religion minister also ousted Chief minister out in Myanmar's Rakhine state The chief minister ... property. [The Rohingya have] wholly inadequate access to basic services UN OBSERVER KYUNG-WHA KANG Thein Sein pledged to create a clean government after taking power in 2011, and has seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537176/chief-minister-forced-out-myanmars-strife-torn-rakhine-state
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Five million back curbing Myanmar military's role in politics

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters

    ... was still counting signatures but predicted a total of more than five million. He said the party would decide how to present its petition to the government when counting finished at the end of July. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557288/five-million-back-curbing-myanmar-militarys-role-politics
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Millions sign petition in Myanmar urging army to curtail its power

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... whose two sons are British. Suu Kyi spent nearly two decades locked up under the junta, but now joins former generals in parliament as an MP, thanks to reforms by a quasi-civilian government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556657/millions-sign-petition-myanmar-urging-army-curtail-its-power
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... to the Southeast Asian nation, the achievement is in jeopardy. Myanmar's government has cracked down on the media. The parliament is considering laws that could restrict religious freedom. And revered ... the dictatorship it was five years ago, when it allowed no free elections or public dissent. The government has conditionally released hundreds of political prisoners, abolished censorship and permitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552885/myanmars-reforms-may-be-running-out-steam
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party youth ready to rise in ranks

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... of Myanmar's decades-old resistance to military rule, which ended in 2011 with the creation of a nominally civilian government. But they have struggled to penetrate a fledgling post-junta parliamentary ... a substantial revamp. "The voice of the youth in the party is still weak. I'm not satisfied with the current structure, which lacks a proper central executive committee," said NLD member ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547618/aung-san-suu-kyis-opposition-party-youth-ready-rise-ranks
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Police patrol tense Mandalay amid fears sectarian riots may spread across Myanmar

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 07:28pm by Reuters

    ... the president's office said. He said the situation was under control but the government had no plan to tackle inflammatory remarks posted on the internet. Friends and relatives of the Buddhist man killed ... it is because of Islam. With the new government we expected good things but we only get bad things," he said. Sectarian clashes have left at least 250 people dead and tens of thousands displaced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1546693/myanmar-buddhists-threaten-death-muslims-mandalay-unrest

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