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Burma considers law that could restrict work of United Nations, nongovernmental groups

Updated: Jul 23, 2018

March 18 - The Washington Post

A portrait of Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi is seen as activists demonstrate against amendments to nation’s protest law on March 5. (Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

RANGOON, Burma — Burma’s government, struggling to handle accusations of ethnic cleansing over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims, is contemplating legislation that would seek greater oversight of the work of international nongovernmental organizations, including the United Nations, prompting concerns of a crackdown on their activities.

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