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Burma: Council Calls On Groups To Suspend Talks With Government

By Peter Aung The Ethnic Nationalities Council, an umbrella group made up of Burmese exile organisations, has urged armed groups

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Burma: Christians Face Systematic Discrimination In Chin State

By Hanna Hindstrom Christians in Chin state face systematic religious discrimination at the hands of the Burmese government and are

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Burma: Residents Flee As Fighting Intensifies In Northern Shan State

By Nang Mya Nadi More than 1,000 Palaung ethnic residents in northern Shan state have fled their homes as fighting

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Exiled Activist Handed Prison Sentence After Returning To Burma

A political activist and lawyer, who recently returned home after years in exile, was sentenced to six months in prison

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Burma: Government Removes More Than 2000 Names From ‘Blacklist’

More than 2,000 names have been excised from Burma’s blacklist, according to a report published in state newspaper The New

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Burma: Three Arakan Aid Workers Handed Jail Terms

By Hanna Hindstrom Three aid workers – accused of inciting violence in the recent sectarian clashes in Arakan state –

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Social Issues 

Burma Abolishes Pre-Censorship, But Forbids Criticism Of State


By Hanna Hindstrom The Burmese government announced on Monday that it has abolished pre-censorship of its media, but local papers

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Burma: Government Forms Commission To Investigate Arakan Violence

By Hanna Hindstrom Following weeks of international pressure, President Thein Sein today formed a commission to investigate the deadly sectarian

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Burma: Foreign Investment May Be Restricted Under New Laws

By Kate Kelly Burma’s new foreign investment law may be more restrictive than its predecessor, experts said, after an updated

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Burma: Suu Kyi, Thein Sein Hold Talks In Capital

Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi met with President Thein Sein in Naypyidaw Sunday for the first time since being

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