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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s Win Tin, who died at 84, a warrior for freedom to the end

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 11:14am by AP

    ... failed to dull his commitment to the democratic cause, had suffered worsening ill health in recent weeks. He died in hospital in Yangon early yesterday, National League for Democracy party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1493413/win-tin-myanmar-journalist-and-opposition-leader-dies-85
  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

    ... public vigils for those who died behind bars, publicising the crimes that happened inside Myanmar's prisons, and advocating for the release of the remaining political prisoners. Members also ... set up mock prison cells, displayed tools of torture, and commemorated the 179 dissidents who died in prison. It was the association's most extensive public display yet. The former ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465826/freed-prisoners-myanmar-now-living-jail-mind
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Ploughing protesters highlight land grab grievances in Myanmar

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

    ... not obtain a permit before holding a public demonstration, he said. Farmers' rights activist Htin Kyaw, a former political prisoner, was jailed twice last year after he organised a protest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465825/ploughing-protesters-highlight-land-grab-grievances-myanmar
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's census at risk amid fresh unrest in ethnic powderkeg Rakhine

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:29pm by GDN

    ... of an Islamic school in one of the camps. "We are losing every one of our rights, our health care, our education. We are being discriminated against from every corner. We have asked our people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459812/myanmars-census-risk-amid-fresh-unrest-ethnic-powderkeg-rakhine
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Medecins Sans Frontieres reopens Myanmar clinics, but not in Rakhine

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

    ... angered by the charity's public comments on Rakhine. The group has been treating both Rakhine Buddhists and Muslims, the latter a mostly stateless minority who live in apartheid-like conditions and who otherwise have little access to health care. The UN and human rights groups say at least 40 Rohingya were killed by security forces and Buddhist civilians in a restricted area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1438843/medecins-sans-frontieres-reopens-myanmar-clinics-not-rakhine
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar reporters in court over China chemical-arms-plant stories

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:46pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... articles to be approved by censors before publication in 2012. Last April, the government allowed newspapers to publish daily editions and Unity Journal was one of dozens of newspapers competing ... the government can ban publications that could jeopardise national security, incite unrest or undermine ethnic unity. Lawyer Saw Maung, himself a six-time political prisoner, said he was worried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451868/myanmar-reporters-court-over-china-chemical-arms-plant-stories
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... in a lavish public ceremony that they say was the first of its kind in conservative Myanmar. Tin Ko Ko and Myo Min Htet exchanged rings in an upmarket Yangon hotel, in the latest sign of changing ... publicly declaring their relationship. Same-sex relations are criminalised under the nation's colonial-era penal code. While the law is not strictly enforced, activists have long complained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1439555/myanmese-couple-tie-knot-nations-first-gay-wedding-ceremony
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar press stage rare protest against journalist's conviction

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:54pm by AP

    ... and allowed the publication of privately owned daily newspapers for the first time in almost five decades. Reporters previously worked under some of the tightest restrictions in the world, subject to routine state surveillance, phone taps and censorship across all publications. However, even under recent reforms, some publications have been sued for defamation, including by government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1399741/myanmar-press-stage-rare-protest-against-journalists-conviction
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar police fire rubber bullets at protest over China-backed mine

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 11:21pm by AP

    ... dispersed protesters with smoke bombs containing white phosphorus. Those who oppose the project say it will cause major environmental, social and health problems. But following a revision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1357287/myanmar-police-fire-rubber-bullets-protest-over-china-backed-mine
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... to witnesses. God's Army quickly fell and the boys surrendered at their village. They were treated well, but their comrades, who lacked the shield of international publicity, may not have been. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1346812/reunited-gods-army-twins-search-normal-life

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