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Mad Monks: Wirathu, Sri Lanka, and Diverting Democracy in Burma

Jack Healey | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

Human rights are for all, and Burma's freedoms have been long fought for both inside the country and internationally that sought to increase freedoms and not to merely switch roles in a game of oppression. Let us move forward for human rights for all and to realizing the dream of the UDHR.

Burma is at a Crossroads? Again?

Jack Healey | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

That there has been major change happening is certainly true. But much more needs to be done, and as quickly as possible in some areas. The very nature of human rights suggests (or certainly should suggest) that they are universal and irrevocable.

Punk Rockers SLAM Radical Monks In Myanmar

AP | ROBIN McDOWELL | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion

YANGON, Myanmar -- Punk rockers draw double-takes as they dart through traffic, but it's not just the pink hair, leather jackets or skull tattoos that...

Myanmar Bans Time Magazine Over Cover Story

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Media

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government has banned this week's issue of Time magazine because of a cover story about a Buddhist monk accused of ...

Buddhist Monk Wirathu Leads Violent National Campaign Against Myanmar's Muslims

Burma Journal | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Burma Journal

By Tin Aung Kyaw Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu in Mandalay, Myanmar on June 21, 2013. (Htoo Tay Zar/GlobalPost) MANDALAY, Myanmar — The Buddhi...