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Using ‘Flower Speech’ and New Facebook Tools, Myanmar Fights Online Hate Speech
Originally Posted: 01/02/2015 - 12:15pm | Type: Blog

In Myanmar, a new set of Facebook stickers carry a deeper message than the usual “Like” thumbs-up Facebook icon: “End hate speech with flower speech.” Sometimes a smiley-face emot ...

Concerned with Violence Against Muslims, Islamic Organization Visits Myanmar
Originally Posted: 11/18/2013 - 3:26pm | Type: Blog

At the end of a three-day tour, the Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation told Buddhist-majority Myanmar to repeal “laws restricting fundamental freedoms” after more than 240 Muslims were killed by B ...

Buddhist Monk Blames Muslims for Myanmar Bombing
Originally Posted: 07/26/2013 - 10:38am | Type: Blog

A radical Buddhist monk in Myanmar said a bomb that exploded near him, wounding five devotees, came after a death threat by a “Muslim religious leader” who wanted to silence his campaign to prevent Buddhist wo ...

U2's Music and Mission--and My Kid's First Rock Concert
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href=""></a>Oh no, my eleven-year-old went to his first rock concert this w ...

Ethnic Cleansing of Burma's Karen Refugees Continues
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

On May 24th, 2009, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) junta-backed troops attacked numerous villages in Paan District, Burma, causing the flight of at least 3,000 internally displaced persons (I ...

A Quiet Revolt in Burma
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

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