Category Archives: Myanmar

Australia to train Myanmar military despite ethnic cleansing accusations

The Australian defence department plans to spend almost $400,000 on English lessons, event attendances and training courses for members of the†Myanmarmilitary in 2017-18, documents released under freedom of information laws show. Myanmarís armed forces, also known as the Tatmadaw, has … Continue reading

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Rohingya and the Myth of Buddhist Tolerance

When old and young are systematically rounded up and shot. When women are gang raped and their babies thrown into waterways to drown. When their homes and businesses are burned. When all the atrocities of ethnic cleansing are plain to … Continue reading

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Reality Check: Aung San Suu Kyi’s shameful silence on the Rohingya – UpFront

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‘No Muslims allowed’: how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar

At the entrance to Thaungtan village there‚Äôs a brand-new sign, bright yellow, that bears the message: ‚ÄúNo Muslims allowed to stay overnight. No Muslims allowed to rent houses. No marriage with Muslims.‚ÄĚ The post was erected in late March by … Continue reading

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Who’s Driving the Rohingya into the Sea? РTony Cartalucci РMay 30,15

As the plight of the Rohingya, driven from Myanmar into the sea, gains increasing international attention, the same familiar voices across the West have begun climbing upon their soapboxes and pointing fingers at each and every nation refusing to accept … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Aung San Suu Kyi by SUFYAN BIN UZAYR

Respected Ms Aung San Suu Kyi, Thanks to the internet, I have the luxury of putting together this open letter for you (though of course, a busy Nobel Laureate such as yourself must be having better things to do than … Continue reading

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The Onslaught in Burma Continues – by RAMZY BAROUD

On April 21, the BBC obtained disturbing video footage shot in Burma. It confirmed extreme reports of what has been taking place in that country, even as it is being touted by the US and European governments as a success … Continue reading

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