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 […]
Turkey’s President has ambitions to lead the Muslim world
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 […]
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 […]
I sneaked into Myanmar on a tourist visa because the military junta running the country made it almost impossible to travel as a journalist. So I thought I was the only foreign reporter in the capital of Yangon in July of 1995. I was relaxing one morning when BBC TV ran a bulletin that famous […]