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BURMA / MYANMAR: Immediate need for fair trial and remedies
During the three year period of new Myanmar Government, new political reforms have been taking place.(7/21/2014 6:48:25 PM)
Ooredoo announces distributors for Burma mobile rollout
Ooredoo, one of two international telecoms operating in Burma, announced distributors for its low-cost mobile devices on Friday. The Qatari company pledges to provide affordable devices and SIM cards to the country and has already integrated itself into Burma's growing tech scene ahead of the product roll-out.(7/20/2014 11:51:50 PM)
Burma: Rape case that sparked sectarian violence was faked
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Authorities in Burma have announced that the alleged rape of a Buddhist woman by two Muslim men that triggered religious violence in the central city of Mandalay was completely fabricated.(7/20/2014 10:17:04 PM)
The Moslem Jet Fighter by James Dunnigan July 21, 2014
Burma is again looking for some new jet fighters and has decided that the Chinese JF-17 is the way to go, mainly because of low price ($20-25 million depending on version) and China has offered to set up an assembly operation in Burma to build the aircraft.(7/21/2014 11:04:46 PM)
U.S. wanted Burma to model democratic change, but it’s not turning out that way
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Luxury cars and artisanal cheese: Burma opens up, but true democracy still elusive
Burma has changed dramatically since it began democratic reform just over three years ago, with more shopping centers and luxury car dealerships opening. But many Burmese say democracy is still a dream.(7/18/2014 7:00:00 AM)
Burma link as Lai's money trail revealed
Next Media boss and China pariah Jimmy Lai Chee-ying has close links with Burma's political and military leaders, hobnobbing with its president during a June 2013 trip with a former US defense secretary.(7/21/2014 3:33:12 PM)
Burma: Religious conversion law threatens religious freedom
Over 80 organisations from civil society worldwide have called on the government of Burma/Myanmar to scrap proposed legislation that would unlawfully restrict the right to freely choose a religion. If adopted, this law would... (Visited 245 times, 245 visits this week) The post Burma: Religious conversion law threatens religious freedom appeared first on ALIRAN .(7/7/2014 6:11:41 AM)
US concerned over Burma journalists' sentences
The U.S. says it's very concerned that four reporters and a magazine chief executive in Burma have been sentenced to 10 years of hard labor.(7/11/2014 3:34:40 PM)
5 Burma journalists jailed 10 years
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Four reporters and the chief executive officer of a magazine in Burma have been sentenced to 10 years at hard labor in prison on a national security charge for investigative stories about a weapons factory. All five men from the Yangon-based Unity journal were sentenced by a court Thursday for violating(7/10/2014 7:31:33 AM)
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