Myanmar: Religion

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Christian settlement flourishes in Sagaing's Bamar heartland

2 days ago
Christian settlement flourishes in Sagaing's Bamar heartland  Myanmar Times

Tucked in the predominantly Buddhist Bamar community in Sagaing Region is a thriving Christian village inhabited by people of Portuguese ancestry dating ...

Myanmar religion minister says Rohingya 'brainwashed' to 'march' on the country

3 months ago
Myanmar religion minister says Rohingya 'brainwashed' to 'march' on the country  Reuters

Myanmar's Minister for Religion on Tuesday said Rohingya Muslim refugees living in neighboring Bangladesh are being "brainwashed" into "marching" on the ...

In Milwaukee, Muslim girls’ basketball team courts a broader understanding

1 day ago
In Milwaukee, Muslim girls’ basketball team courts a broader understanding  The Washington Post

MILWAUKEE — With the state regional playoffs opening this week, the team from Salam School doesn't quite fit the profile of a girls' basketball powerhouse ...

Identity crisis

1 month ago
Identity crisis  Frontier Myanmar

The idea that “to be Burmese is to be Bamar and Buddhist” should be supplanted by a broader notion – that “to be Burmese is to be born in Burma”.

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