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Cardinal Bo: Lent is ‘365 days of real suffering’

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo said Lent teaches the human family great lessons about “liberation from oppression, self-purification, and hope”. 

Thailand’s proposed fishing law leaves Burmese workers vulnerable

Pheu Thai administration’s initiative to soften stringent measures has sparked fears of undoing the strides protecting workers’ rights

Aid group warns of violence against Christians, sees glimmer of hope...

“Over the past year, China and the United States have been working together to pressure Myanmar’s military dictatorship"

Rohingya refugees face worsening conditions in Cox’s Bazar amidst global silence”

Rohingyas, an ethnic minority group predominantly Muslim, faced a genocide in 2017 that forced over 740,000 to flee to Bangladesh

Myanmar resistance fighters burned alive stokes outrage

Sympathizers have circulated artwork on social media to pay tribute to the men who died, Phoe Tay, 23, and Thar Htaung, 22

Pope Francis urges ‘global attention’ and prayers for Rohingya

Pope Francis invited all parties involved "to take steps of dialogue and to clothe themselves with understanding"

Activist group urges global solidarity for Myanmar on 3rd year of...

The military crackdown has extended to cultural and religious institutions, with arrests and destruction of establishments like churches

Myanmar junta sentences nearly 400 women in 3 years since coup

According to the records compiled by the BWU, of those arrested women, 39 were sentenced to life in prison, and 16 faced the death penalty

Elderly monk dies two months after he was tortured by Myanmar’s...

Torturing an elderly monk was a brutal act by the military, the Venerable Min Thonnya, a monk who is opposed to the junta, told RFA

Myanmar’s army is forcing residents to join pro-junta militias

Forming militias is part of a junta bid to shore up military troop shortages and “drive a wedge between the people"

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