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Rise of the Burmese Inquisition

Rise of the Burmese Inquisition

Posted By on Mar 21, 2015

MyanmarPenalCodeThis week is another sad week for Myanmar as a country. Little known Penal code[note]”Of Offences Relating to Religion.” The Penal Code of Myanmar. Rangoon: Myanmar National Government Publication, 1974. 104-05. Print.[/note] Subsection 295(a) “Deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs” and Section 298 “Uttering words, etc; with deliberate intent to wound religious feelings” has claimed 3 more victims.

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