When history is twisted, humanity loses

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui

It is simply inane to suggest that Buddhism has been integral to places where it has become marginalised today. It is the people who make the difference as to what they choose to believe or reject. As history has repeatedly shown, forced conversion does not work in the long term. Whenever the fear factor is gone, people opt out to choose what suits them. And that has been the history of mankind since the beginning of history.
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Most participants from KSA join 2nd ARU convention in Jeddah

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Most of the participants were residence of Kingdom Saudi Arabia (KSA) at 2nd ‎ Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) convention held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on July 7-8, according to the ARU statement and political parties and civil society parties.
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SEARDC and Ambassador visits Burmese refugee camp

Teknaf, Bangladesh: South East Asian Refugee Deputy Coordinator (SEARDC) and Ambassador Ms Lillian Dowe, UNHCR and RRRC representatives visited the Nayapara camp, under Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar district, on July 9, said a refugee teacher from the camp who preferred not to be named.

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