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· October, 2014

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from October, 2014

Myanmar Reporter Detained by the Military, then Killed

More than a thousand people gathered in Myanmar's capital to call for an investigation into the death of a journalist who supporters allege was tortured and killed by the army.

Understanding Southeast Asia in 19 Infographics

Global Voices looks at 19 infographics that help explain the promising future ahead for Southeast Asia, as well as the obstacles to greater regional prosperity.

Video Animation Explains How Principle of “Free Prior and Informed Consent” Can Empower Indigenous Peoples

Protesting Students and Teachers in Myanmar Reject Law They Claim Will Strengthen Junta-Era Schooling System

Students, teachers, and over 200 civil society organisations have joined forces against the proposed National Education Bill of Myanmar.

Could Women Be Banned from Buying Alcohol in Myanmar?

Myanmar's alcohol consumption is the lowest in Southeast Asia, but many claim that this is now changing. Authorities are reportedly discussing banning women from buying alcohol in certain areas.

The Struggling Free Press in Myanmar

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