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Joshua Carroll

Human Rights

Myanmar political prisoners hunger strike for freedom

Activists skeptical that reform will come, vow to keep striking until all Myanmar political prisoners released.

Religion

Buddhist monks in Myanmar celebrate repressive laws

Muslim minority denounces new laws on population control, extra-marital relations, and mixed-religion marriages.

Education

Myanmar's Rohingya deprived of education

Restricted travel, barred attendance, and overcrowding has seriously hampered the Rohingya's educational opportunities.

Bangladesh

Massacre reports put Rohingya on the run

Pressure mounts on Myanmar for an investigation amid reports that dozens of the persecuted minority were killed.