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Myanmar

Rohingya Refugees Attempt Escape

On Thursday Thai police used water cannon to prevent Muslim Rohingya refuges from Myanmar, from breaking out of a detention centre north of Phuket to celebrate the end of Ramadan. 260 Rohingya refugees who have been held captive in the Phang Nga Immigration Centre for nearly seven months, tried yesterday to break out to celebrate Hari Raya Eid-al-Fitri, a day of…

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Monk

Tibetan Monk Shot During Prayers on His Holiness’ Birthday

A Tibetan monk was shot in Haramshala and continues to be in critical condition. The incident occurred when hundreds of Tibetans from Tawu joined monks from the Nyasto Monasry and nuns from the Geden Choeling Nunnery on the morning of July 6th at a nearby hill to pray on the 78th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, in eastern Tibet….

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Bhutan

Bhutan Back to the Polls

On Saturday July 13th, Bhutan went back to the polls for the second time with immense interest from the voters. Its election system has been designed to ensure dependability. The first round was to determine the two leading parties, with the second round determining the winner. The People’s Democratic Party won 32 seats in the 47-member National Assembly while the…

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Myanmar

Myanmar Releases 42 Child Soldiers

The Myanmar Armed Forces, also known as Tatmadaw, released 42 child soldiers to their families on Sunday during a formal ceremony in front of the Myanmar Ministries of Defense, Foreign Affairs and Social Welfare, Relief, Rehabilitation and Resettlement, along with other senior officials from the Tatmadaw and representatives from the United Nations Children’s Fund. The ceremony urged for an increased…

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