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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

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

    ... A government spokesman could not be reached for comment. Nay Myo Zin, who himself has twice been jailed since the president took office, said thousands of farmers embroiled in land disputes were facing ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... and face a return to prison if they break any law. Still, many have resumed the activism for which they were originally jailed. Some assist farmers facing land disputes, others lead the fight ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar to review disputed constitution

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 07:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Myanmar’s parliament has agreed to review the country’s 2008 constitution, state media said on Saturday, in a tentative step towards amending a document that bars opposition leader A ung San Suu Kyi from the presidency. The ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Pact between Myanmar's government and Kachin rebels questioned

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Yangon Fighting in disputed region continues despite agreement to ease tensions, with both sides accused of continuing to enlist child soldiers Kachin wary of pact with leaders Analysts and members of the Kachin community have expressed scepticism about a seven-point agreement signed between ethnic Kachin rebels and Myanmar's government and hailed by both ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US welcomes Myanmar signing nuclear agreement

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 08:36am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... disputed that conclusion. Defectors also reported Myanmar was mining uranium and converting it into oxides and yellowcake. Kelley, who has researched Myanmar’s alleged nuclear aspirations, said he ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official’s claims of attack by Buddhist mob in Myanmar dismissed

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Associated Press in Yangon UN official's claims of mob attack dismissed Myanmar's government has disputed claims it failed to protect a top UN human rights envoy who said his vehicle was attacked by a 200-strong Buddhist mob during a visit to a city where religious violence flared earlier this year. President Thein Sein's spokesman, Ye Htut, said UN official Tomas ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar farmers and villagers test newfound freedoms with protests

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by the military, has become a key advocate for ordinary people in land and worker disputes. "They kept their pain in their hearts for years. Now the first stage of transparency has arrived ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN calls for talks after clash in strife-torn Myanmar region

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... and the security forces pervades. In June, five Muslims including three Rohingya women were killed by security forces that opened fire during disputes in two separate incidents in camps in Rakhine. UNHCR ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar lifts emergency order in riot-hit areas

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 07:08pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... by the report’s findings Saturday, and disputed Thein Sein’s allegations of a smear campaign against the government. “Thein Sein’s dismissals of ethnic cleansing in Rakhine state have zero credibility,” ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar charges 6 Muslims for sectarian violence

    Posted May 07th 2013, 02:41pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... of violence in Meikhtila that also displaced more than 12,000 people, most of them Muslim. The March violence started after a dispute between a gold shop owner, who is Muslim, and some of his ...




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