Bagan, Myanmar History

Bagan, Myanmar History

Asia
Earliest story Before the 11th century, history was characterized by several phases of instability, which can be traced back to disputes over the throne and increased dynasty changes. Its exceptionally favorable location made the city one of the most important places in Upper Burma as early as the 9th century. The city extends on the Irrawaddy (also Ayeyarwady ), a river where the trade routes from China and India met. Already in 849 the city was owned by King Pyinbya(846 - 878), who also made it the capital of the empire, were surrounded by a wall. At that time, Indian and Bengali immigrants lived in the area. The local snake cult mixed with Vajrayana Buddhism (also Tantrism) from India at this time. According to the Burmese tradition, the capital changed…
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Myanmar 2007

Myanmar 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 Burma. A veto from China in January halted an attempt by the UN Security Council to demand in a resolution that the military junta in Burma release all political prisoners and put an end to the military's sexual assault on civilians. According to CountryAAH, Naypyidaw is the capital city of Burma. The isolated Burmese junta remained one of the world's most despised regimes, and did not take the impression of a collaboration from the partners of the Southeast Asian organization ASEAN to speed up a reconciliation process and release political prisoners. Nor did the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) condemn the regime's gross human rights violations in June, as well as the UN International Labor Organization (ILO) criticizing the widespread forced labor in Burma later this…
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