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Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Rohingya refugees watch a Malaysian delegation visiting their refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Jan. 27, 2018 (AP photo by Manish Swarup). Resentments Fester as Bangladesh Bears the Brunt of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Laignee Barron Tuesday, April 10, 2018 When the world’s fastest-growing refugee […]

Muslim rape-murder case in India disrupted by Hindu groups Arrest of temple custodian leads to confrontation between police and dozens of Hindu lawyers Michael Safi in Delhi Thu 12 Apr 2018  A protest on Wednesday against the rape and murder of eight-year-old Asifa Bano (signs use an alternative spelling of the girl’s first name) in […]

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Don’t overlook John Bolton and Mike Pompeo’s anti-Muslim ties Mike Pompeo in January 2017. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) by Jonathan A. Greenblatt April 12 Jonathan A. Greenblatt is chief executive and national director of the Anti-Defamation League. Other than the president, the two most significant people determining the worldviews of the U.S. government are the secretary […]

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Out of their league After two years of civilian rule, Myanmar’s politicians are gloomy The National League for Democracy is struggling to make its mark  Print edition | Asia  Economist Apr 7th 2018| TAUNGOO  TIN TIN WIN never imagined she would become a politician. In Taungoo, a midsized city in the Burmese plains, she is mostly […]

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 The presidential curseCases against two ex-presidents of South Korea fit an alarming pattern The past seven heads of state have all been embroiled in corruption scandals Apr 7th 2018| SEOUL   Economist IT IS a busy time for anyone interested in the fight against corruption in South Korea. In mid-March a court in Seoul began hearing […]

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Autocracy under democratic mask:1 Najib steps forward in tightening autocracy in Malaysia. M A Hossain Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has set the next polls date on weekday, which former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is seeing as a foul bid of a corruption-plagued Razak of further renewing his autocratic rule. Mahathir (92) who was Malaysian […]

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