British Colonialism, Burmese Hyper-Natonalism, both played a role
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Ethnic Cleansing, human rights, Islam, Buddhism, Myanmar, Burma
Is access to Facebook a pillar of free speech if the platform can be harnessed for the purpose of eliminating an entire population?
Dumping a battered and traumatized people on Bhasan Char to face yet another threat to their survival is not a solution.
By Mohammed Nuruzzaman | (Informed Comment) | – – The Rohingya of Myanmar are probably passing through the darkest time in their history, with the international community standing almost idle. While the Myanmar military and militant Buddhist monks are terrorizing this predominantly Muslim minority group and forcing them to mainly flee to neighboring Bangladesh, there […]
TeleSur | – – “The army came and burned down my house. I was inside the house at that time,” one survivor said. Rohingya refugees arriving at treatment centers in Bangladesh covered in burns have told of an increased wave of violence against Muslims by the government’s military offensive. “The army came and they burned […]
Turkey’s President has ambitions to lead the Muslim world
By Ellen Wiles< | (The Conversation) | - - It was a bright autumn morning, and I had just dropped off my two children at nursery and was scrolling through Twitter, when I spotted a video of another mother’s two children. The youngest was a one-year-old boy, the same age as my own youngest; the […]
By Ronan Lee | (The Conversation) | – – If there’s anything positive about the sprawling Rohingya refugee camps near Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh, it’s that the residents – despite their appalling recent experiences and obvious deprivation – are at least safe here from Myanmar’s military. I’ve been visiting Rohingya refugee camps close to the Bangladesh/Myanmar […]