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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi held meeting with Rakhine state Peace, Stability and Development Committee in Naypyidaw, on 14 July, 2016. (Photo : Myanmar State Counsellor Office FB)   According to Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe, NLD government has no plan to amend the 1982 Citizenship Law, a discriminatory law of dictator Ne Win drafted…

(Sittwe, Myanmar) - Myanmar, formerly Burma has been threatened by disintegration since 1948 when it gained independence from British. Myanmar has diverse ethnics with different historical backgrounds and discrimination has been practiced widely within the Union of Burma. This has caused several rebellions against the regime.   The discrimination is mostly based on religion; especially Christianity and Islam, they have…

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