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Untangling Myanmar's trade in human hair

5 months ago
trade in human hairThis income goes a long way in , where the minimum wage is 3,600 kyat ($2.70) a day. The hair that fetches the highest price is usually from women with ankle-length hair whose locks can be divided into many bundles to be sold individually.

Facebook bans Myanmar military commander for inciting violence

2 months ago
military commander for inciting violenceIn a post titled “Removing Military Officials From Facebook” on its Newsroom site, Facebook announced it had removed 52 Pages,18 accounts, and an Instagram profile related to spreading the type of misinformation used to incite violence and ...Will genocide generals ever face justice? Military Leaders Should Be Tried For Genocide, UN Investigators SayFacebook bans military chief and says it was 'too slow' to act

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar: A poor rice farmer's son and a poet

1 month ago
: A poor rice farmer's son and a poet"Wa Lone was in the first group in reporting about eight Rohingya women and girls raped at U Shey Kya village in Northern Maungdaw Township after the 9th October, 2016 attack," Nay San Lwin, a activist and blogger, told CNN. "A couple of days ...Reuters Journalists In Convicted, Sentenced To 7 Years court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jailReuters Journalists In Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Breaching State Secrets Act

Myanmar fires general in charge of Rohingya crackdown after EU sanctions

4 months ago
fires general in charge of Rohingya crackdown after EU sanctionsThe statement did not mention the new sanctions, and military has vehemently denied any wrongdoing against civilians in the Rakhine State, claiming it has been conducting a battle against terrorists that attacked border outposts last August.Top levels of military responsible for crimes against Rohingya, report finds rejects citizenship reform at private Rohingya talksEU, Canada sanction generals

Rescued boy hailed as hero is Myanmar refugee

3 months ago
refugeeRescued boy hailed as hero is refugee. Adun Sam-On is a 14-year-old refugee whose language skills in Thai and English helped him translate between foreign divers and his team in the Tham Luang cave. CNN's David McKenzie goes to his village ...

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