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China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Mar 23, 2014

China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Environmental activists claim that the dam will displace countless villagers and upset the ecology of one of the country's most vital national resources, the Irrawaddy river. #China #Burma #Ecology #protest march #Irawaddy River #dam project
Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Jul 08, 2013

Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Intelligence reports have claimed that conflicts between the Buddhist majority in Burma and the Rohingya Muslims minority in Burma are being mined by Pakistan-based terrorist groups, a phenomenon which is being linked to the attacks on Bodh Gaya #Terrorism #Burma #Buddhism #WhoIsThis #Rohingya Muslims #Bodh Gaya #Rohingyas #Bodh Gaya blasts
What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

May 21, 2013

What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

The Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma received further backing from the White House on Monday in its campaign to be called Myanmar. #White House #World #Barack Obama #Jay Carney #Myanmar #Burma #Thein Sein
Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

Apr 22, 2013

Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

A rights group accused authorities in Myanmar, including Buddhist monks, of an organized campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya Muslim minority. #TheySaidIt #Myanmar #Burma #Buddhist Muslims clash #ethnic cleansing

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Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

Jun 21, 2014

A Largely Indian Victory in World War II, Mostly Forgotten in India

The memory of the bloodiest battle of the war there, a 1944 encounter that cost the Japanese much of their best army in Burma, is complicated by India’s colonial past... #India #Myanmar
Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

Jun 21, 2014

A Largely Indian Victory in World War II, Mostly Forgotten in India

The memory of the bloodiest battle of the war there, a 1944 encounter that cost the Japanese much of their best army in Burma, is complicated by India’s colonial past... #India #Myanmar
Human rights group: Myanmar unrest an 'ethnic cleansing' campaign

Jun 17, 2014

These Aren’t Refugee Camps, They’re Concentration Camps, And People Are Dying in Them

Confined to squalid camps, supposedly for their own "protection," Burma's persecuted Rohingya are slowly succumbing to starvation, despair and disease. Some are calling it a crime against humanit... #Myanmar #Burma