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Title: Southeast Asia’s Muslims on the Spot
Description/subject: "As the focus sharpens on Southeast Asia’s role in the war against terror, many of the region’s Muslims worry that authorities are missing the point..."
Author/creator: Irrawaddy Contributors
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 11, No. 1
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Description/subject: "Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, officially The Republic of The Union of Myanmar is one of the Southeast Asia countries. Myanmar is the 40th largest country in the world as well as the second largest country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is also the 24th most populous country in the world with over 53.9 million people. Myanmar is the pluralist country in which many different ethnic groups with different religions are living together however its majority race is Myanmar; formerly known as Burmese or Barman and majority confesses in Buddhism. According to the Myanmar official statistics, the main religions of the country are Buddhist 89.2%, Christianity 5%, Islam 3.8%, Hinduism0.5%, Spiritualism 1.2% and other 0.2% however the World Factbook of CIA shows Buddhist 89%, Christian 4%, Muslim 4%, Animist 1% and other 2% of the population..."
Author/creator: Marlar Than Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: Academia.edu, Peer Articles, International Islamic University Malaysia, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws,
Format/size: pdf (190K)
Date of entry/update: 15 June 2015