Politics of Myanmar Current Affairs, GK & News

Politics of Myanmar  Current Affairs, GK & News

Aung San Suu Kyi first leader to lose Freedom of Paris award

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel peace laureate & Myanmar leader, will be stripped of Freedom of Paris award over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. The move, which follows similar decisions by Glasgow, Edinburgh and Oxford, would make Myanmar’s de facto leader the first person to lose the ..

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Operation Insaniyat started by India to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

India has started ‘Operation Insaniyat’ to provided assistance to Bangladesh in response to the humanitarian crisis being faced on account of the large influx of Rohingya refugees into that country from Myanmar. Under it, relief material consisting of items including rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, biscuits and mosquito nets will be provided to the ..

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UN highlights Rohingya cleansing in Myanmar

UN has stated that Myanmar is seeking the ethnic cleansing of the Muslim Rohingya minority in northern Rakhine state. Armed forces of Myanmar have been conducting counter-insurgency operations since the murder of nine border guards on October 9, which some blamed on a Rohingya militant group. The armed forces have been accused of serious human ..

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Suu Kyi sworn in as Myanmar MP

In Myanmar, pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sworn in as a member of Parliament, a month after her party’s sweeping victory in by-elections. Suu Kyi and members of her National League for Democracy had initially refused to take part in a swearing-in ceremony due to the wording of an oath. But they ..

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Myanmar: UN to assist in Population Census

UN to assist Myanmar in its process to conduct population census The United Nations will assist Myanmar in conducting its population census by 2014, the first population census in 30 years. The population ministry of Myanmar has essayed an advice from the UN Fund for Population Activities for holding the census. Deputy Minister Mr.U.K.K. Win ..

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