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The Republic of the Union of Myanmar is a country in south-east Asia. It was known as "Burma" until 1989. Some people continue to use the name "Burma" due to controversy surrounding the rename.

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How may Myanmar modify the constitution and keep off the military from politics?

In January 2019, the National League for Democracy pushed for constitutional reform, but was unsuccessful because any changes required 75% approval in the legislature, and 25% of seats are reserved ...
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UN condemns Rohingya human rights abuses 134-9 with 28 abstentions. Which countries voted against?

On 2019-12-27, the UN General Assembly approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya, 134-9 with 28 abstentions. I can't find which countries opposed or ...
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What do the Rohingya call Rakhine State

Minorities often have place-names for their ancestral/home lands that may differ from that provided by the language of the majority population. For instance, Scottish Gaelic would refer to Scotland as ...
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Why are western-owned social media sites allowed and utilized in Burma?

Hatebook: Why Facebook is losing the war on hate speech in Myanmar and A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military report that western-owned social media sites such as Twitter ...
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Why doesn't India give shelter to Rohingyas?

Bangladesh and India both have borders with Myanmaar. India has way bigger landmass, financial resource, and manpower. Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world. https://www....
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What UN policies could help end the Rohingya crisis? [closed]

We all are aware of the condition of Rohingya, a Muslim minority, in Myanmar. No country is giving them shelter, though some are living in Bangladesh and India. Still, they have to find a permanent ...
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Why Aung San Suu Kyi is silent on brutality on Muslim minority in Burma? [closed]

Sung San Suu Kyi is a state counsellor of Myanmar. There are severe violation of human rights in Myanmar. Why Aung San Suu Kyi is not taking any steps to save Muslims there?