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Author Archives SwedishGuy

  • May 2,2014 By Nicholas Kristof MRAUK U, Myanmar — AS we hiked on a bamboo bridge over a river, past a police checkpoint, by water buffalo, over abandoned rice paddies, and past a hamlet where 28 Muslim children had been hacked to death, word raced ahead of us. Farmers poured out to welcome us from […]

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  • Nicholas Kristof, 28 May The New York Times SITTWE, Myanmar — Minura Begum has been in labor for almost 24 hours, and the baby is stuck. Worse, it’s turned around, one tiny foot already emerging into the world in a difficult breech delivery that threatens the lives of mother and child alike. Twenty-three years old […]

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  • Seminar Programme Burma Held at University Gothenburg-Sweden Burma Times: Seminar programmes about Burma were held at the University Gothenburg-Sweden in Global Studies Department from 20 to 23 May. On 22nd May, Abul Kalam, founder of Swedish Rohingya Association and development and welfare secretary of the European Rohingya Council who was invited as speaker for Rohingya […]

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  • Hej alla, – ingen nämnd, ingen glömd! Jag var ju tyvärr bortrest under dagen för hearingen – något som var bestämt sedan lång tid och ej gick att ändra tyvärr. Hörde att hearingen var riktigt lyckad och jag är ledsen att jag ej fick uppleva detta. Hoppas att den må ha inverkan på det svenska […]

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  • The Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society (SPAS) held a unique photo exhibition known as “The Vanishing Tribes of Burma” and an event, in Kägelbanan, Southern Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden, on 6-7 May. On the 7th May, the previous and current situation of Burma was discussed there. Richard K. Diran, photographer who traveled to Burma (Myanmar) for 25 years […]

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  • Under Nordens största forum för mänskliga rättigheter, MR-dagarna, som pågick i helgen på Kulturhuset i Stockholm, uppmärksammades ett av de mest nedtystade folkmorden i nutid. Det handlar om Burma. Den 8 juni 2012 utbröt våldsamheter delstaten Rakhine i Burma. Huvudmålet var den största staden Sittwe i området och människor flydde till byar utanför städerna men […]

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  • UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Tomas Ojea Quintana © UN Photo/Evan Schneider By IRIN News October 24, 2013 BUENOS AIRES – Myanmar’s government has signed individual ceasefire agreements with 14 main non-state armed groups since 2011, and is pressing ahead with plans for a national ceasefire agreement, originally scheduled […]

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