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Stories about Myanmar (Burma)
2 August 2015
Because of its critical reports, The Irrawaddy magazine was banned by the military regime in Myanmar and anyone found with a copy could be arrested and imprisoned.
1 August 2015
Despite non-stop rains and expanded flooding in the past week, the government waited until July 31 to declare a state of emergency on July 31.
22 July 2015
4 July 2015
"When we heard that there were 120,000 people living as refugees, fighting for mere survival and living on less than 2 cents per day, we had to act."
12 June 2015
A mobile input app called Indic Keyboard's newest release now supports language input in 22 Asian languages including 18 Indian languages apart from English, with 54 input layouts.
11 June 2015
"Many elderly persons and some others are suffering from mental trauma, they feel hopeless. The number of students who no longer want to continue their education has increased"
4 June 2015
"He is a Sikh and I'm a Muslim. But we are friends. Although we have diversities, we share our own opinions and beliefs, we accept and respect our different identities."
17 May 2015
14 May 2015
27 April 2015
More than 1,000 activists and leaders from various civil society organizations across Southeast Asia declared their position on human rights and growing economic inequality.
31 March 2015
21 March 2015
15 March 2015
Myanmar student protesters - marching for education reforms since January - were violently attacked by police on March 5 and March 10.
11 March 2015
-"In our country, we train dogs to take care of violent acts." -"In our country, we train people to conduct violence."
22 February 2015
Facebook has added new stickers called 'Speak Panzagar' in support of the 'Flower Speech' movement to combat hate speech in Myanmar.
2 February 2015
"What was the happiest moment in your life? When my wife first conceived a child. When was your saddest moment? When the same child passed away."
22 January 2015
25 December 2014
Clashes over a controversial mining project in Myanmar have claimed the life of a 56-year-old farmer and protester, who reportedly died after being shot in the head by police.
24 December 2014
Those outraged by the shooting death of a woman protesting the mining project have used popular Internet memes to point out the absurdities of the case.