Northern Shan State Farmers Demand Crackdown on Illegal Pesticides

Overuse of imported pesticides is poisoning the soil and creating health problems for locals, say local farmers and land activists.

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84 Killed in Maungdaw in Recent Violence, According to Govt

The govt statement says that 163 people were killed in the district from Oct. 2016 through Sept. 2017.

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Myanmar Army Facebook Posts Covering Key Period of Offensive “Hidden”

Facebook posts from Myanmar’s army detailing the opening phase of its crackdown last month on Muslim insurgents are no longer visible on its official page.

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UN Experts Urge Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to Meet Persecuted Muslims

UN Human rights experts say the state counselor should meet with self-identifying Rohingya Muslims who are subjected to ongoing military persecution.

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From The Irrawaddy

Death of a Journalist

On the tenth anniversary of the death of Kenji Nagai, look back at one Japanese photojournalist’s take on the killing of a colleague and countryman during the Saffron Revolution.


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Will Intl Condemnation Bring Down Myanmar’s Democratic Transition?

At stake are not only the lives of the 52 million people, but one of the world’s newest democracies could disappear once again under authoritarian rule.

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25 bodies of Hindu villagers identified

Of the 93 missing Hindus from Yebawkya Village in northern Rakhine State, the remains of 45 were discovered in a mass grave and 25 were identified by the leader of a Hindu assistance...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Interview with bereaved families of Hindus killed by ARSA terrorists

By Min Thit (MNA) Upon receiving information about the location of dozens of dead Hindus in northern Rakhine State, the bodies of the people allegedly killed by extremist terrorists f...

From Global New Light Of Myanmar

Meeting for implementation of assistance by Red Cross Movement

A coordination meeting on effective and systematic implementation by the Red Cross Movement in providing humanitarian assistance to all people who were affected by the Arakan Rohingya...

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