BBC: The Burmese monks who preach intolerance against Muslim Rohingyas

RFA:ေဒါက္တာထြန္းေအာင္ကို ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၁၂ ႏွစ္ က်ခံေစရန္ အမိန္႔ခ်မွတ္

ၿပီးခဲ့တဲ့ဇြန္လက ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ အတြင္း ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့တဲ့ ပဋိပကၡေတြနဲ႔ပတ္သက္ၿပီး အာဏာပိုင္ေတြက အမႈ ၅ မႈနဲ႔ဖမ္းဆီးထိန္းသိမ္းခဲ့တဲ့ ေဒါက္တာထြန္းေအာင္(ေခၚ) ႏုရာဟက္ကို စစ္ေတြခရိုင္ တရားရံုးက အလုပ္နဲ႔ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၁၂ ႏွစ္ က်ခံေစဖို႔ မေန႔က အၿပီးသတ္ အမိန္႔ ခ်မွတ္လိုက္ပါတယ္။

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Obama visit to Burma receives a mixed reaction

Obama speech at University of Yangon – DVB Live

U.S President Obama arrival in Burma – DVB Live

washingtonpost.com: Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar security forces of supporting some anti-Muslim attacks

The U.N. has called the Rohingya — who are widely reviled by the Buddhist majority in Myanmar — among the most persecuted people on Earth.

Myanmar denies the Rohingya citizenship, even though many of their families have lived in Myanmar for generations. The government considers them to be illegal migrants from Bangladesh, but Bangladesh also rejects them, rendering them stateless.

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Reforms in Myanmar: Challenges and prospects

Myanmar’s reforms are more about the interests and longevity of the country’s military than about public welfare.

In a week’s time, US President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Asia’s – and perhaps the world’s – hottest destination: Myanmar. He should “see” the ugly realities of the country’s reforms that lie just beneath their surface and hear the cries of the wretched of Myanmar, such as the Muslim Rohingya and the Christian Kachins.

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