zimbio.com:Some 80 People Killed, Tens of Thousands Displaced Following Ethnic Violence

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Breaking News: Bomb Explosions at Two Mosques in Karen State

October 29, 2012

Two mosques in Myanmar’s Karen state were attacked by bombs last night.

A bomb exploded at Yay-nan-si-kone Mosque in Kawkareik Township.

A local source told M-Media, “Just after midnight, there was a bomb blast at Yay-nan-si-kone Mosque. There were two bombs but only one exploded. The bomb exploded between the mosque and the fence. Another bomb was at the mosque entrance but it didn’t explode. The military has confiscated it”.

According to Myanmar Muslim Net (www.myanmarmuslim.net), two men on a red motorbike threw two bombs into the mosque compound. One bomb was a military bomb 81; another one was 91 used in the US army. The first bomb exploded at about 20 yards from the mosque.


Myanmarmuslim.net:ျမန္မာ မြတ္စလင္မ္ ဗလီႏွစ္လုုံးကုိ ၂နာရီအတြင္း ဗုံး ၃လုံးျဖင့္ အၾကမ္းဖက္ တစ္စု တိုက္ခိုက္

သတင္း – SK – ျမန္မာမြတ္စလင္မ္ မီဒီယာ MMM

ျမန္မာနိင္ငံတြင္း အစၥလာမ္ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး လူပ္ရွားမႈမ်ားကို ကရင္ျပည္နယ္ရွိ ဗုဒၶဘာသာ ဘုန္းေတာ္ႀကီးမ်ားက ေပၚေပၚလြင္လြင္ျပဳလုပ္ လာၾကၿပီးေနာက္ က်ဴံဒိုးၿမိဳ႕ဗလီႏွင့္ ေကာ့ကရိတ္ၿမိဳ႕ ေရနံဆီကုန္းဗလီအား မသမာသူမ်ားက လက္ပစ္ဗုံးမ်ားျဖင့္ ပစ္ခတ္ တိုက္ခိုက္မႈမ်ား ျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့ေၾကာင္း ေဒသခံမ်ားက myanmarmuslim.net သို႔ေျပာသည္။

က်ဳံဒိုးၿမိဳ႕ ဗုိလ္ခ်ဳပ္လမ္းမေပၚရွိ က်ဳံဒိုးဗလီ ေနာက္ဘက္(မီးစက္လမ္းၾကား) ၿခံစည္းရိုးေဘးသို႔ အမည္မသိ ၄ ဦးက ဆုိင္ကယ္ ၂စီးျဖင့္ လွ်ပ္တျပက္ျဖတ္ကာ လြန္စြာ အသံက်ယ္ေလာင္သည့္ ဗုံးတစ္လံုးကို ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၂၈ ည ၁၁ နာရီ ၅၀မိနစ္တြင္ ပစ္သြင္းတိုက္ခိုက္ခဲ့သည္။


Sitmone is back ! (Together with Daw Suu)

Sitmone is back ! Read here_http://sitmone.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/lwin-moe-kyaw-thu-and-democracy-of-burma/

I consider most of the readers to this post as non Burmese. Thus I decided to introduce Lwin Moe and Kyaw Thu, to those who are unfamiliar with Burmese celebrities, before continue writing the post.

Both Lwin Moe and Kyaw Thu are Burmese celebrities. Both of them are and were actors, directors, and photographers. But Kyaw Thu is no more in entertainment industry of Burma, as his movies were banned by Military Junta for last three years.

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Myanmar refugees find hope in Thai garbage dump

Myanmar refugees find hope in Thai garbage dump

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Rohingya Genocide

Source_The Reflective Heart : Rohingya Genocide , Thoughts and Spiritual Scribblings by Azril Mohd Amin

Among the unjust borders that the western powers drew after World Wars I and II, the border between Arakan and South Thailand is among the cruelest. The Muslims of Rohingnya were cut off from the Malay Muslims of South Thailand, as well as the Muslims of Malaysia and Bangladesh

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K’s blog:Internet Sensation

Thank you again Kay Thwe (Please forgive me for purposely left the Burmese custom of putting MA or DAW in front of your name as I regarded your name as a Pen Name of an Author).

The problem with me is whether I know the source or not, I like your articles so I even republished or share your article without knowing that it was yours.

I hope and pray that all our families i.e. you, your husband, children and my wife, my children and I could meet one day for a happy occasion e.g. second Independence of our beloved country.

If you don’t mind, please kindly allow me to SHARE the Internet Sensation here.

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AP:Myanmar junta’s media lauds US senator’s visit

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s government-controlled newspapers on Tuesday lauded the visit of U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, who secured the high-profile release of a jailed American, as “the first step” toward improving relations with Washington.


AP:Myanmar migrants stuck in Malaysia detention camps

In this photo taken on Thursday, July 23, 2009, an immigration department guard un-cuffs detainees at the Lenggeng detention center, south of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The choice is a tough one _ face the possibility of being sold by an unscrupulous agent or linger in an overcrowded detention center. As Malaysia is cracking down on human trafficking _ following a critical U.S. government report _ the well-intentioned steps are hurting some they are supposed to help. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

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The Star:Spurned man turns friend’s wife into a sex slave

A MAN made a friend’s wife his “sex slave” for four months after she spurned his advances.

Harian Metro reported that to prevent her from escaping when he went out to work, the man would tie the victim’s hands and legs to a table in his flat.

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The Star:700 illegals involved in ruckus moved to another depot


Staff of Amnesty International visiting the immigration depot in Sepang.

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N. Korean ship tracked by US Navy reverses course

WASHINGTON, July 1 — A North Korean ship suspected of carrying weapons has reversed course after being tracked by the US Navy under a new UN monitoring program, a US official said yesterday.

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From praise to shocking disgrace

After years of lobbying by rights activists and the international community, Malaysia passed an effective and comprehensive law in 2007 against human trafficking with provisions for protection, shelter and return of trafficked person to their home countries.

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AP:Myanmar asylum seekers find safe haven in Palau


Roman Catholic priest Rusk Saburo, center, speaks as Myanmar Buddhist monks Agga Na Na, left, and Pyinna Nanda listen during a meeting with The Associated Press in Koror, Palau, Sunday, June 14, 2009. A group of 11 asylum seekers fled their homes in Myanmar to Malaysia to the Philippines and finally found peace in Palau, a tiny Pacific nation that has mobilized to protect them. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

KOROR, Palau (AP) — The newcomers on this tiny Pacific nation are young and in limbo, scared that they’ll be arrested if they’re sent back to their native land. Most speak no English, but they say they’re astounded by the generosity of Palau and its people.

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Asia Times:Moral authority in Myanmar(Interview with U Win Tin)

By Charles McDermid

HUA HIN, Thailand – When pro-democracy stalwart U Win Tin was unexpectedly freed after 19 years in Yangon’s Insein Prison in September 2008, he was then Myanmar’s longest-serving political prisoner. Just hours after his release, he was still wearing his blue prison overalls and had already resumed speaking out against the military run government.

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