Wirathu and his band of criminal Buddhist monks have hijacked Buddhism and poisoned the political discourse inside Myanmar. Ma Ba Tha uses the news of the rape and murder of a Rakhine woman allegedly by Rohingya Muslims in Arakan in 2012 to paint a very damning picture of the divide between “us” and “them”. And such a nasty propaganda, a false one, which I must remind our readers, has worked because people are always willing to believe the worst about one’s enemies if they are programmed as such. Continue reading “Correcting the false narrative of the Ma Ba Tha”
Teknaf, Bangladesh: A flag meeting was held between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Border Guard Police (BGP) of Burma at the entry and exit point of Maungdaw town on February 7, Zakir Meah, a businessman from Maungdaw said.
Bangladeshi released prisoners with BGB and BGP in Maungdaw