December 11, 2013
Salem-News.com (Nov-21-2013 13:07)
Towards the Creation of a Fact-Finding Commission on Relations Between Buddhists and Muslims in MyanmarSalem-News.com
Collaborating with local civil-society bodies inside Myanmar, this fact-finding commission would have three objectives.
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The International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB) concluded its biennial conference on November 4 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, our first such meeting in a Muslim-majority nation.
Salem-News.com (Nov-20-2013 17:39)
Myanmar Authorities Should Stop Sending Boatloads of Rohingyas to SeaNurul Islam for Salem-News.com
Women and children are sent to sea from Kunia Village in Maungdaw - too many are dying...
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This is a request to the Myanmar Government Authority to stop sailing boats with Rohingya women and children to Malaysia.
Salem-News.com (Nov-20-2013 15:34)
BURMA: Declaration to Submit Petition for the Confiscated Land of RohingyaArticle by Maung Hla Myint
There are hundreds of villagers who have lost their land; they are from Kin Daung, Atwin nga tay, Sein Daung, Tankyak kan, Lay Myro, Dabru Chaung, Nanra Goon villages and so on.
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According to the villagers of Atwin Nga Tay village tract, City peace and development council (Ma-Ya-Ka) and land registry has released a notification to submit petition for the confiscated Rohingya land.
Salem-News.com (Nov-18-2013 15:44)
BURMA: OIC Chief Visits Rohingya Camps: `I Was Crying`Salem-News.com
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi — who has said little in defense of the religious minority — declined to meet with the OIC delegation.
The secretary general of the world’s largest bloc of Islamic countries said emotional visits with members of the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim community — chased from their homes in Burma by Buddhist mobs and arsonists — brought him to tears.
Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2013 16:26)
OIC in New Push to Set Up an Office in MyanmarSalem-News.com
"OIC wants to open an office in Myanmar," MP Khin Saw Wai told RFA's Myanmar Service amid continuing protests against the OIC visit by Buddhist groups.
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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is pressing predominantly-Buddhist Myanmar to allow it to set up an office in the country to channel humanitarian assistance to the Rohingya Muslim minority who have borne the brunt of sectarian violence, lawmakers said.
Salem-News.com (Nov-11-2013 22:02)
BURMA: Police Harassment Northern Arakan StateSalem-News.com
The villagers were engulfed with fear of arbitrary arrest that police may start at anytime. Sometimes, the villagers have to pay extortion fees of 500kyats while going from the village to Maung Daw town.
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Maung Hla Myint, A student of the village, U Shin kya (Bura-shida para¬) said, a group of police came to the village , U Shin Kya (Bura-shida para) under the Maung Daw township. The group said that they got information of a group of armed robbers who came to the said village.
Salem-News.com (Nov-08-2013 00:07)
ERC Appeals World Bodies to immediately demand Burmese Regime Accountability for 70 Rohingya Drowned in SeaSalem-News.com
Genocidal Burmese authorities are are sending the Rohingya populous into uncertain destinations.
The Rohingya ethnic minority of western Burma have been suffering long discrimination since 1978.
Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2013 14:19)
Myanmar Human Rights Panel Members Meet Rakhine ResidentsSalem-News.com
Clashes between the two groups last year in the northwestern Myanmar state left more than 200 dead and 140,000 displaced, mostly Rohingya Muslims...
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Myanmar government human rights officials met community leaders and other residents of riot-torn Rakhine state on Wednesday.
Salem-News.com (Nov-07-2013 00:05)
`Withholding Information is the Essence of Tyranny`Jennifer Fierberg MSW Salem-News.com
The government of Rwanda has a long and consistent history of diabolizing and harassing any dissident voices inside and outside the country.
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“The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.”
Salem-News.com (Nov-06-2013 00:02)
Myanmar Peace Talks Fail to Nail Down Cease-Fire Agreement: RFASalem-News.com
The government had aimed to hammer out details of the cease-fire at a meeting this week.
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Myanmar’s government and armed ethnic rebel groups failed to hammer out details of a nationwide cease-fire accord at the end of landmark peace talks Tuesday, putting off further discussions until next month.
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