Questions tagged [burma]

Also known as Myanmar. A country in South-East Asia.

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Does Myanmar deny medical care, humanitarian aid, education, and food to Rohingya?

From a New York Times opinion piece titled "I Saw a Genocide in Slow Motion" (various paragraphs, not necessarily continuous, are quoted; emphasis added): Sometimes Myanmar uses guns and machetes ...
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Does this video portray Muslims being tortured?

Video shared from this source has the following caption. هؤلاء مسلمو بورما يعذبون فقط لأنهم مسلمون ... من منكم يشعر بوجعهم ما عليه إلاّ محاولة نشر الفيديو على صفحات عالمية ربما تساعدهم ... و أدعوا ...
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Do Rohingyas speak in a Bengali dialect?

This page says they do. Rohingyas are not Burmese. They called themselves as Rohingya. There are no such people in Burmese history and census. Rohingyas are in fact Bengali who speaks ...
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Does Burmese lack a word for “vagina”?

From Myanmar: women's fight against verbal taboo symbolises wider rights battle In Myanmar there are no vaginas. Linguistically, at least, that part of the female body does not exist in Burmese – a ...