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Born in a remote village in eastern Burma, where civil war raged for decades and education was limited, Saw Yan Naing never imagined he would write for a Burmese and international audience.
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After banning free expression for years, Burma is now initiating greater press liberties, and even allowing exiled media agencies to work inside Burma openly.
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Deep-rooted racism, religious tensions, and intermittent civil war are major challenges to the process of reform Burma has carried out over the last year.
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For 100,000 Kachin Christians in refugee camps in Laiza, on the China-Burma border, an escalating civil war means the prevailing mood of this holiday season is one of fear.
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A bloody religious clash last month in the central-Burma town of Meikhtila left some 40 people dead and displaced roughly 9,000, leaving Muslim communities living in fear.
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A wave of Buddhist monk-led protests rolled across Burma in December decrying government brutality in defense of a major copper-mining project.
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An ethnic Kachin, Christian woman was gang-raped by the Burmese army at a church in Kachin State, northern Burma, where the insurgent war is still active.
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Burma's primarily Christian, ethnic Chin community claims their religious symbols are being destroyed and that they are even facing forced conversions to Buddhism.
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A number of journalists who cover Burma were warned by Google that they have been targeted by unknown hackers.
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Burma's largest monk-led rallies since 2007 supported the president's proposal to deport Rohingya Muslims, one of the world's most persecuted minorities.
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