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News Myanmar » Politics: Buddhism And Politics in Myanmar: An Author Interview

News channel or source: http://religiondispatches.org/buddhism-and-politics-in-myanmar-an-author-interview/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

What inspired you to write Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar? My interest in the subject began back in 2002, during my first trip to Myanmar. Along with a friend, I had signed up for a month-long meditation retreat at a monastery near ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Hate speech, atrocities and fake news: the crisis of democracy in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/2003d54e-169a-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

“The Irrawaddy have switched over and aligned themselves with the prevailing narrative; they used to be independent and strongly in favour of democracy,” Khin Zaw Win, one of the few political commentators in Myanmar to have bluntly criticised Aung San ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/23/myanmar-bulldozes-what-is-left-of-rohingya-muslim-villages-n2453128
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying crucial evidence of mass atrocities against the ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Nonprofit Urges Myanmar to Free All Political Prisoners

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451372&CategoryId=12395
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BANGKOK – The nonprofit Fortify Rights urged on Thursday the government of Myanmar – led by Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi – to free all political prisoners and ensure that human rights defenders can conduct their work. According to the ...

News Myanmar » Politics: U.S., Myanmar Called Out in Human Rights Report

News channel or source: http://www.fltimes.com/u-s-myanmar-called-out-in-human-rights-report/youtube_2ddd84bc-f25f-5536-a57e-1d885ae5cae7.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The United States and Myanmar are among many countries called out for their ... content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Join us in a conversation about world events, the ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Canada imposes sanctions on Myanmar general over Rohingya abuses

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/myanmar-general-sanctions-canada-1.4539003
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The federal government has imposed sanctions against a high-ranking member of the Myanmar military under Canada's new foreign human rights legislation, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday. Maj.-Gen. Maung Maung Soe is being targeted for ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Oxford University’s Complicity in Myanmar’s Genocide Denial

News channel or source: https://www.mintpressnews.com/how-oxford-university-is-complicit-in-myanmar-genocide-denial/237808/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Sudan and Myanmar during which 4 scholars and practitioners of international ... By all the current indications, Suu Kyi will be unable to salvage her condemned name at the 11th hour of her political career. But the administration of the University of ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Trump inspired 2017's global politics of hate, says Amnesty International

News channel or source: https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/neqq7b/trump-inspired-2017s-global-politics-of-hate-says-amnesty-international
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“The transparently hateful move by the U.S. government in January to ban entry to people from several Muslim-majority countries set the scene for a year in which leaders took the politics of hate ... of the Rohingya in Myanmar as the most extreme ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Amnesty slams Trump-led 'politics of hate'

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/amnesty-slams-trump-led-politics-of-hate/article/515577
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

saying the travel ban "set the scene for a year in which leaders took the politics of hate to its most dangerous conclusion". - Praise for Florida teens - Amnesty also said Myanmar's military crackdown on Rohingya insurgents, which prompted an exodus of ...

News Myanmar » Politics: Federalism and State Formation in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.irrawaddy.com/opinion/guest-column/federalism-and-state-formation-in-myanmar.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Myanmar is federalizing. This trend has been apparent in the ongoing political transition since 2011. Explicit evidence of this includes changes in the state structure that composes the national government in Naypyitaw and the state/regional governments ...