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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... service for torture victims funded by the US Agency for International Development. Victims had been neglected and forgotten, he said. A January vigil to commemorate dissidents who died in prison ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmese couple tie knot in nation’s first gay wedding ceremony

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... social mores in the country as it emerges from the shadow of military dictatorship. The marriage does not enjoy any legal status but followed the customs of other Myanmese weddings, with the two ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 03:13am by Reuters

    ... a humanitarian medical crisis," it said. "All MSF services are provided based on medical need only, regardless of ethnicity, religion or any other factor." It was forced to close clinics ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Buddhists seek wider aid ban after MSF is barred from Rakhine

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:54pm by AFP

    ... displaced in the fighting, but they do not face the same restrictions as Muslims and are largely able to access employment and services. However, there is bitter resentment among Buddhist ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Reunited 'God's Army' twins in search of a normal life

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:55am by AP

    ... rambunctious, but strict discipline was maintained, as well as a rigorous Christian routine. There was no liquor in their village and a church service was held at least once a day. Luther now lives ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Hatred locks Myanmar Rohingya in legal limbo

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... in Rakhine, the reformist government is under pressure to give them a legal status as it comes under international scrutiny with warnings that the conflict threatens its democratic transition. “We ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Rohingya two-child rule as ‘discrimination’

    Posted May 27th 2013, 09:27pm by AFP

    ... of trying to restrict birthrates among the Rohingya by refusing to acknowledge any more than two children per married couple – thereby denying them legal rights and access to services. Myanmar views ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Obama's plan to restore military ties with Myanmar 'too soon' for some US lawmakers

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... is moving carefully but swiftly. With the backing of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, US defence legal experts last week made their second trip to Myanmar in two months, scoping out what help ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar Muslim hospital offers hope in troubled times

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:12pm

    ... able to pay. All services are desperately needed in a country where the previous junta neglected the health system as it focused on military spending. Some international aid agencies provide ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Dozens of youths freed from Myanmar army, says UN

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 04:18pm

    ... Myanmar’s army has freed 68 children and young people from military service, the United Nations said on Wednesday, calling for a “mass release” of child soldiers in the formerly junta-run nation. The release is the biggest such move since the UN signed an agreement on the issue in June last year with Myanmar’s reformist regime and “tatmadaw” army, which for years recruited children ...




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