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December 7, 2018

France All across France, frustrations over high taxes erupted into massive protests in Paris over the first weekend of December. The “Yellow Vest” protestors, named for the yellow construction...

Amnesty International speaks on Myanmar

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September 21, 2018

He was waiting in a railway station when strangers forced him to enlist in the army, separating him from his family. Twelve years later, he went on a radio show to talk about his experiences and was arrested...

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

April 6, 2018

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that...

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November 3, 2017

Fleming lecture features Daniel Hunter Every year, Guilford co-sponsors the Peace and Conflict Studies Fleming Lecture along with the American Friends Service Committee. This year, activist and author...

Violence causes refugee crisis

A burnt down house in a Rohingya village in northern Rakhine State, a result of sectarian violence in August 2017. Photo By Moe Zaw (VOA), via Wikimedia Commons
September 15, 2017

The story of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s northern region of Rakhine State is one that has lasted for decades. However, a new bout of violence erupted in the country on Aug. 25 when...

Exhibit paints portrait of changing country

December 2, 2016

Pink, gray and beige cliffs are complemented by streaks of orange paint as though the sun had turned its rays into rain. This scenery is depicted in a painting titled “The Cliff,” which is one of...

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November 13, 2015

Australia The Australian Conservation Foundation challenged an India-backed coal mine on Nov. 9, insisting the mine is a threat to the Great Barrier Reef. The project, which is  worth $11.6 billion,...

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October 30, 2015

Last day for Bryan Series Registration Oct. 30 is the last day for Guilford College students, faculty and staff to register for free tickets for Pulitzer Prize winning author and presidential historian...

News in Brief: 4/3/2015

April 3, 2015

Myanmar The government of Myanmar, including President Thein Sein, has agreed to a draft ceasefire after 60 years of fighting with rebel groups, according to Al-Jazeera. Sixteen ethnic groups signed....

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