Myanmar's first census in decades bars 'Rohingya' (9)

Taipei Times 2014.03.30 20:58
AP, YANGON, Myanmar Enumerators fanned out across Myanmar yesterday for a census that has been widely criticized for stoking religious and ethnic tensions, after the Burmese government denied members of a long-persecuted Muslim minority the right to identify themselves as "Rohingya." Meanwhile, administrators in some parts of the country - including rebel- controlled areas in Kachin and Wa states - said they were barring census-
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