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Burma/Myanmar

By Will

Last week, we were in Burma/Myanmar. Myanmar is the official name of the country, but the United States and a few other countries still call it Burma due to how the military rule changed the name without the country’s input and their past track-record in human rights. 824 more words

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Clashes Continuing in Ta’ang Region
July 27, 2014

On July 27, from 1000 to 1025 hours, a battle took place between troops
from Battalions 101 and 112, under Brigade-1 of the Ta’ang National Liberation… 173 more words

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UN: Conditions ‘deplorable’ in Burma Arakan IDP camps

Source: Democratic Voice of Burma

Concluding a ten-day visit to Burma, the UN’s new special rapporteur on human rights, Yanghee Lee, painted a decidedly mixed picture of the country’s ongoing reform process at a press conference held at Rangoon airport on Saturday evening. 938 more words

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Eid thoughts

Man, what a month of Ramadan. I’m exhausted physically but Alhamdullilah there’s some uptick in spirtuality and growth from the beginning to the end. 

I spent much time with family and friends. 226 more words

Membership of the Pyithu Hluttaw: A Demographic Profile

Since the election of the 330 odd Pyithu Hluttaw (People’s Assembly) representatives (MP’s) two years ago, I haven’t seen much in the actual composition of Burma’s lower house, a look at the members’ demographic data, aside from their party affiliation. 1,402 more words

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