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'Peace among religions is a precondition for world peace.' Swami Agnivesh

'There will be no peace among the nations without peace among the religions. There will be no peace among the religions without dialogue among the religions'. Dr Hans Küngo

'God has given us many faiths but only one world in which to co-exist. May your work help all of us cherish our commonalities and feel enlarged by our differences.’ Lord Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations

'We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.' Kofi Annan

'Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.' John F. Kennedy

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Arakan State Government to Enumerate Displaced Muslims in Camps - The Irrawaddy News Magazine
The Irrawaddy News MagazineArakan State Government to Enumerate Displaced Muslims in CampsThe Irrawaddy News MagazineMany of Arakan State's Muslims were left out of Burma's 2014 census because they refused to identify as “Bengalis,” the term used by members of the government and the general public to refer to the country's stateless Rohingya minority concentrated in ...
news.google.com 06 Jun 2016 01:29
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Kazakhstan and Bangladesh in Shock after Terror Attacks Sunday - Breitbart News
Breitbart NewsKazakhstan and Bangladesh in Shock after Terror Attacks SundayBreitbart NewsKazakhstan is a mostly Muslim country and jihadist attacks are rare, although Aktobe was the scene of a suicide bombing in May 2011. Kazakh authorities are hesitant to admit the Islamist militancy is a problem in Kazakhstan, although northwest ...and more »
news.google.com 06 Jun 2016 12:57
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Ma Ba Tha Calls For Release of Jailed Nationalist - The Irrawaddy News Magazine
The Irrawaddy News MagazineMa Ba Tha Calls For Release of Jailed NationalistThe Irrawaddy News MagazineRights groups and other observers have alleged that the laws, passed by the Union Parliament under the previous government, were aimed at the perennial target of the Ma Ba Tha's propaganda, Burma's Muslims, which are estimated to comprise about 5 ...and more »
news.google.com 06 Jun 2016 12:44
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BBC Myanmar reporter jailed for attacking policeman
‘No Muslims allowed’ banner emerges in Myanmar “I didn’t mean to hurt that policeman. I just tried to give protection to a citizen who was being treated unjustly in my presence,” said the reporter, adding that “the police must have applied pres ...
www.bing.com 06 Jun 2016 08:10
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For Card Bo, the government wants peace between religions, but the military is not cooperating
Tensions remain between the Buddhist majority and Christian and Muslim minorities, but Aung San Suu Kyi “took quite a daring step”. Yangon (AsiaNews) – The Government of Myanmar under the National League for Democracy (NLD) is working on a ...
www.bing.com 06 Jun 2016 07:07
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Arakan State Government to Enumerate Displaced Muslims in Camps
Many of Arakan State’s Muslims were left out of Burma’s 2014 census because they refused to identify as “Bengalis,” the term used by members of the government and the general public to refer to the country’s stateless Rohingya minority ...
www.bing.com 06 Jun 2016 06:26
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The Problem with the Light Footprint: Shifting Tactics in Lieu of Strategy - Cato Institute
Cato InstituteThe Problem with the Light Footprint: Shifting Tactics in Lieu of StrategyCato InstituteYet the U.S. intervention in Libya in 2011, as well as the intensifying campaign against the Islamic State, suggests that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have not significantly diminished the United States' propensity to use military force. The ...
news.google.com 05 Jun 2016 03:39
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Myanmar's anti-Muslim monks regroup after political change
YANGON: Over a thousand hardline Buddhists gathered on the outskirts of Yangon for the annual summit of their ulta-nationalist group Saturday, as the anti-Muslim network looks to stay relevant under Myanmar's new civilian leadership. Maroon-robed monks ...
www.bing.com 04 Jun 2016 10:23
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Myanmar Buddhist Nationalism
Myanmar to commemorate it's third anniversary, Saturday, June 4, 2016. Ma Ba Tha is led by a number of radical Buddhist nationalist monks that are accused of instigating sectarian violence between Buddhists and Muslims through their sermons. Hate-filled ...
www.bing.com 04 Jun 2016 05:49
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New Ma Ba Tha School Teaches Children to 'Protect Race and Religion' - The Irrawaddy News Magazine
The Irrawaddy News MagazineNew Ma Ba Tha School Teaches Children to 'Protect Race and Religion'The Irrawaddy News MagazineThe influential Ma Ba Tha movement and several associated nationalist organizations have been accused of spreading hate speech and fanning communal violence against Burma's Muslim minority in recent years, with claims that Islam is threatening ...and more »
news.google.com 03 Jun 2016 02:53
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Myanmar committee
Myanmar’s state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi will chair a new committee to promote peace and development in Rakhine state, where the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority lives. The committee was formed after the US urged Suu Kyi, also Myanmar’s foreign ...
www.bing.com 02 Jun 2016 01:57
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Myanmar: Aung Sang Suu Kyi to head committee for peacebuilding with Rohingyas
Nay Pyi Taw: Nobel laureate and Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung Sang Suu Kyi will chair a new committee dedicated to promoting peace and development in Rakhine state, where the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority lives, officials said on Wednesday.
www.bing.com 31 May 2016 11:13
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Burma’s ‘Rohingya Princess’ Has Met Obama, Why Not Aung San Suu Kyi?
Women activists in their 20s are working to redraw Myanmar’s political map. YANGON, Myanmar — When she talks about imprisoned Rohingya Muslims, her people, her pretty face changes; her eyes darken, her straight-backed posture grows tense, and her voice ...
www.bing.com 31 May 2016 06:00
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Still no rights for Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims
Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her “non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights”. Back then, she was a campaigner for those things, spending a total of 15 years under house arrest. She knows what it’s like to ...
www.bing.com 26 May 2016 05:20
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'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar - The Guardian
The Guardian'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's MyanmarThe GuardianNo Muslims allowed to rent houses. No marriage with Muslims.” The post was erected in late March by Buddhist residents of the village in Myanmar's lush Irrawaddy delta region who signed, or were strong-armed into signing, a document asserting that they ...John Kerry and Aung San Suu Kyi: A Milestone Meeting in Myanmar, Tempered by Questions New York TimesAung San Suu Kyi, John Kerry Discuss Myanmar's Rohingya Issue And Sanctions Radio Free AsiaAung San Suu Kyi calls for 'space' to address Myanmar's Rohingya issue as John Kerry visits ABC Online Firstpost  - benarnews  - Mainstreamall 180 news articles »
news.google.com 23 May 2016 02:11
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Rohingya refugee: We were hunted down by mob in Myanmar - Aljazeera.com
Aljazeera.comRohingya refugee: We were hunted down by mob in MyanmarAljazeera.com... living in a field, we drank water from drains and puddles, there was no food or medical care," he added. "Four of my children aged, two, three, five and 10 were brutally killed - hacked to death. A Rohingya woman was killed during Ramadan [the ...and more »
news.google.com 22 May 2016 07:41
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Does Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Want To Push Her Country's Muslims Into the Sea? - Tablet Magazine
Asian CorrespondentDoes Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Want To Push Her Country's Muslims Into the Sea?Tablet MagazineThe smuggling networks were already rumored to be kicking back into gear: Soon small fishing boats would take members of the escaping Rohingya—a Muslim community in Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma—out along the Kalaman River, ...Myanmar's 'Rohingya' Problem – OpEd Eurasia ReviewBurma: Suu Kyi's govt proposes to keep junta restrictions on free speech Asian CorrespondentRohingya still a dirty word in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar ucanewsall 79 news articles »
news.google.com 17 May 2016 02:14
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Burma Needs to Promote Rakhine Buddhist and Rohingya Muslim Solidarity - The Chicago Monitor
The Chicago MonitorBurma Needs to Promote Rakhine Buddhist and Rohingya Muslim SolidarityThe Chicago MonitorSin Tet Maw and the surrounding Buddhist fishing villages in Pauktaw Township are very remote. With mountains on one side and sea on the other, interaction with the outside world requires a boat. Buddhist and Muslim neighbours have long relied on each ...Is the UN Failing the Rohingya? - Left For Dead (Part 3) VICE Newsall 28 news articles »
news.google.com 12 May 2016 12:32
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Why Burma Is Trying to Stop People From Using the Name of Its Persecuted Muslim Minority - TIME
TIMEWhy Burma Is Trying to Stop People From Using the Name of Its Persecuted Muslim MinorityTIMEBurma's newly installed government is trying to get foreign diplomats to refrain from using the name Rohingya, in the latest blow to the country's heavily persecuted Muslim group. The move is an apparent bow to pressure from a small but influential ...Burma: US envoy says Muslim minority has a right to call themselves 'Rohingya' Asian CorrespondentUS defies Myanmar government request to stop using term Rohingya The GuardianMyanmar's new democracy is off to an undemocratic start Los Angeles Times ChristianToday  - Radio Free Asiaall 100 news articles »
news.google.com 09 May 2016 09:55
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