Posts Tagged ‘United States Department of State’

Religious Freedom Report of Myanmar (Burma)

July 31, 2012

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor International Religious Freedom Report for 2011

Burma

The constitution and other laws and policies restrict religious freedom. The government implemented considerable political reforms, but did not demonstrate a trend toward either improvement or deterioration in respect for and protection of the right to religious freedom. The government maintained restrictions on certain religious activities and limited freedom of religion, although it generally permitted adherents of government-registered religious groups to worship as they chose. While constraints on respect for and protection of the right to religious freedom continued, the community of Christian churches reported a notable easing of restrictions on church building and a positive relationship with the Ministry of Religion, including the ministry’s organization of interfaith dialogues. The government also passed a new law to protect freedom of assembly and procession and provided greater access to ethnic minority areas for U.S. officials and organizations.

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How to make the people the masters of their own country

April 10, 2011

Edited and took extracts from the source, MKini letter,”Changing the face of the country” by R. Kengadharan

Theoretically a significant change will only blossom if there is a revolution, but this idea no longer seem as pragmatic as all that.

Today the objective is to liberate the minds of the people and create a mass non-violent movement and its importance cannot be discounted.

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