Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· August, 2012

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from August, 2012

Myanmar: Reshuffling the Cabinet

Thailand: Police Collect Wedding Fees from Myanmar Workers

Myanmar: Mizzima Website Hacked

Myanmar: Delta Region Hit by Worst Flooding in a Decade

More than 30,000 people were displaced from their homes as floods hit the delta region of Myanmar. Residents have described the flash floods as the worst in a decade.

Myanmar: Abused Child Goes to Court Without Lawyer

Debit Cards in Myanmar

Myanmar: Curfew in Kyaut Taw, Rakhine State

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi as New Parliamentary Committee Head?

Myanmar: Barcamp X

Historic Photos Commemorate 1988 Myanmar Uprising Anniversary

August 8, 2012, marks the 24th anniversary of the largest uprising in Myanmar's political history - the 1988 pro-democracy protests. A Facebook page known as Myanmar Political Review was created...

Myanmar: Appeal to Global Community

Myanmar: Freedom of Press T-Shirt Protest

Bangladesh: Citizenship Rights for Myanmar's Rohingya?

Myanmar's Rohingya are stateless, not wanted by any country. The Rakhine Nationalities Development Party in Myanmar is calling for the segregation of Rohingya Muslims from ethnic Arakanese and the Bangladesh...

Myanmar: Outrage Over ‘Buddha Shoes’

Myanmar netizens are outraged over the ‘Buddha shoes' created by a United States company called Icon Shoes. They flooded the website and Facebook page of the company with complaints and...

Myanmar: Claims of Media Bias Towards Rohingya

Opinion is divided in Myanmar about the status of the Rohingya living in the western part of the country. Human rights groups have condemned the violence against the Rohingya and...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site