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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

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

    ... to Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, for talks with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi before heading to Australia for strategic talks along with US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel. ...

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

    False rape claim fuelled Buddhist-Muslim clashes in Mandalay, police say

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... against two Muslim brothers, state media reported yesterday. Two men- a Buddhist and a Muslim- died in riots in the country's second city Mandalay that flared on July 1 after social-media reports that the Muslim men had raped a Buddhist employee at their tea shop. More than 20 others were wounded as violence rocked the city for several days, the latest in a series of religious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556892/false-rape-claim-fuelled-buddhist-muslim-clashes-mandalay-police-say
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Curfew in Mandalay after Buddhists mobs go on a rampage

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Attacks erupt after rumours a Muslim man raped a Buddhist woman in the worst ethnic violence Myanmar's second-largest city has seen Myanmar's second-largest city was put under curfew yesterday after two people were killed in the latest outbreak of Buddhist-Muslim violence to convulse the former junta-ruled nation. Dozens of armed police were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545551/violent-clashes-between-buddhists-and-muslims-myanmar-leave-2-dead
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

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

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

    ... Reuters in Mandalay Buddhist mobs threaten to kill Muslims as tensions simmer in central Myanmar Police patrolled tense streets yesterday in Mandalay, Myanmar's second-largest city, after deadly Buddhist-Muslim clashes raised fears of further unrest. The city was placed under curfew on Thursday to quell violence that saw mobs rampaging with swords, rocks and other weapons, ...

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

    Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi challenges powerful army

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... during a rally in the second largest city of Mandalay drew loud cheers. Myanmar started moving from a half century of dictatorship to democracy three years ago, but the army still lurks heavily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514875/myanmar-democracy-icon-aung-san-suu-kyi-challenges-powerful-army
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    With pond the only water supply in village near Yangon, Myanmar's boom is uneven

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:41am by AP

    ... to form, hundreds of men, women and children waiting to dip their plastic buckets into the lotus-filled reservoir just outside Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon. It is their only source of clean ... of us." Nascent democratic reforms implemented by Myanmar's new civilian government since 2011 have resulted in a development boom. But so far, it is the big cities that are seeing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1479359/pond-only-water-supply-village-near-yangon-myanmars-boom-uneven
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar press stage rare protest against journalist's conviction

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

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Protest held after jailing of newspaper journalist who was working on a story about corruption Press freedom outcry over reporter's imprisonment Scores of journalists staged a rare demonstration yesterday in Myanmar's biggest city in protest at a jail term handed down to a reporter who was working on a story about corruption. Wearing black T-shirts ...

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

    Myanmar Muslims fear 'they'll be killed if they go outside'

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Mobs took revenge by burning down several Muslim shops and one of the city's main mosques, along with an Islamic orphanage that was so badly damaged that only two walls remained, resident ... or killed if they go outside." The violence that began on Tuesday in the northeastern city of Lashio is casting fresh doubt over whether President Thein Sein's government can or will act ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1249995/myanmar-muslims-fear-theyll-be-killed-if-they-go-outside
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Street artist find new outlet for free speech

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the walls and shopfronts of a city of six million people. The spaces on Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, a busy north-south route, are favoured for their high visibility. Graffiti of an electrical socket ... to free speech A television set with wings hovers on a wall in a murky Yangon side street. "This was my first one," says Aung, 33, pointing proudly to an image he spray-painted last year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1023810/street-artist-find-new-outlet-free-speech
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi picks up overdue Rome citizenship honour

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:09pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Rome Suu Kyi picks up overdue Rome citizenship honour Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has picked up an overdue honour from Rome, a city she fondly recalled enjoying, along with its gelato, 40 years earlier. The Nobel Peace Prize winner received Rome's honorary citizenship on Sunday at City Hall on the ancient Capitoline Hill. In 1994, Rome had conferred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1342101/suu-kyi-picks-overdue-rome-citizenship-honour

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