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  • Myanmar and Buddhist extremism0

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    • November 16, 2017

    Paul Fuller, Cardiff University There is a desperate humanitarian crisis underway in Myanmar, centring around the Rohingya Muslims. There is what has been described as a “textbook case of ethnic cleansing” against the approximately one million Rohingya who live in the western Myanmar state of Rakhine. As well as retaliations from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation

  • LET NO ONE THINK THAT U S GOVERNMENT WILL SUPPORT TIBETAN CAUSE0

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    • November 15, 2017

    When China brutally attacked Tibet, drove out the protesting Tibetans and forcefully occupied the country a few decades back, many Tibetans expected that the USA would intervene and liberate Tibet sooner or later. The Tibetans had such expectations since the USA has been claiming that it stands for freedom and liberty and would support the

  • Will BJP’s carrot-and-stick for TN reunite AIADMK factions?0

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    • November 15, 2017

    N Sathiya Moorthy,  November 15, 2017 Considering that all sides to the game feel being targeted by the BJP-ruled Centre through taxmen and their ED/CBI counterparts, both factions may not rule out the possibility of patching up after a time, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Unprecedented income-tax raids on the family members of jailed AIADMK ‘general secretary’ V

  • Tillerson to press Myanmar army chief to halt violence so Rohingya can return0

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    • November 14, 2017

    Simon Cameron-Moore, Yimou Lee YANGON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will stress the need to halt violence and stabilize Rakhine State when he meets the head of Myanmar’s military on Wednesday in a bid to ease the Rohingya refugee crisis, a senior State Department official said. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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