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Burma Begins Rare Census

Census-takers are fanning out across Burma - also known as Myanmar - to gather data for a rare count of the population. The census has already been criticized for stoking religious and ethnic tensions. The count was called into question after the government ruled that Muslims had to register as "Bengali" rather than "Rohingya," a stateless group the United Nations says is among the world's most persecuted minorities.Ethnic minorities fear the detailed questions in...

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