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A man convicted of the September murder of two policemen was sentenced to death by hanging at Rangoon’s Thanlyin Township court on Friday.
Thein Sein has scheduled a law limiting business monopolisation to take effect in 2017, guaranteeing his government will not have to pursue its mandate.
Burma does not consider the Rohingya citizens, rendering them effectively stateless, while denying it discriminates against them or that they are fleeing persecution.
The US on Thursday called for a credible, independent investigation by Burma’s government of reports of military atrocities in the country’s Shan State.