Rohingya Muslim Mothers Watch Their Children Slaughtered as Ethnic Cleansing in Myanmar Escalates

Entire villages of Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist-controlled country of Myanmar have been wiped out, with survivors reporting incidents of “government soldiers stabbing babies, cutting off boys’ heads, gang-raping girls, shooting 40-millimeter grenades into houses, burning entire families to death, and rounding up…

Burmese Women's Rights Activists Get Death Threats from Monks for Talking About Sexual Health

Female activists in Myanmar, also known as Burma, say they’re receiving death threats from extremist Buddhist monks with the Ma Ba Tha, the nationalist group that controls much of the country. The activists are attemping to teach fellow Burmese women about sexual health, an effort that’s turning them into enemies of…

Myanmar Passes Bill to Prevent Buddhist Women from Marrying Muslims

Myanmar’s parliament has passed a controversial measure that will make it much harder for Buddhist women to marry non-Buddhist men. The “Buddhist Women’s Special Marriage Bill” is one of several bills passed to protect “race and religion”; Human Rights Watch says they’re backed by extremist Buddhist monks and meant to…

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