The military’s Burmese democracy and the process of Bengalicing the Myanmarese indigenous Rohingya

Abid Bahar

People are dying in the Rohingya concentration camps in Arakan. Medical supplies are not allowed to reach these people, NASAKA harasses them regularly in camps and ask them to sign and acknowledge as Bengalis.

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Letter from America: The Rohingya Question

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui

To many Burmese and Rakhine Buddhists of today’s Myanmar the existence of the non-Buddhist Rohingya people is mostly seen as a direct result of Indian, or more particularly, Bengali immigration during the post-1826 era of British occupation of the territories.

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Rohingya are Sons of the Soil of Arakan

by AFK Jilani

Rohingyas are sons of the soil of Arakan. Before the Mongolean invasion in 10th century, Arakan was ruled by Chandra dynasty; both the rulers and the subjects were Indians similar to today’s Rohingyas.”The fact that in the light of racial and linguistic affinity with Wethali people, Rohingyas of Arakan today are to be designated as the descendants of those early Indo-aryan people of Arakan.[Abu Anin, Yangon 2002]
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Myanmar is inhumanly behaving towards the Rohingya Muslims

by Mohamed Ibrahim, Frankfurt

I do not agree with the views of international media and their various news articles, for the last few months, on the conflicts between Rakhine Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims. It is true that Rohingyas are majority in Maungdaw and Buthidaung while they are not more than 10% in Mrauk Oo , Minbya, Kyauk Phyu, Myae Bon and Pauk Taw. As such the claim by certain media groups that the Rohingyas that has been oppressed for many decades could attack the overwhelming majority Rakhines who have full support of state apparatus, is totally absurd and is very unfortunate for the suffering Rohingyas. One should ask himself and use commonsense before publishing such destructive news articles.
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Buddhist Terrorism – no longer a myth

Dr. Habib Siddiqui

Last week the Myanmar Post on its front page reported about a meeting of Karen Religious Protection Organization that was held on October 14 in Mae Baung Monastery, Pha-an. The meeting was attended by more than 100 Buddhists including the Chief Administrators from all the nine quarters except the two from the Pha-an Township.
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The Price of Hatred

Dr. Habib Siddiqui

In our time there is no denying of the enormous influence of the social media employing web- and mobile-based technologies to support interactive dialogue and communication between organizations, communities and individuals. Thus, mass communication which was once a very expensive avenue to propagate one’s views is now almost a free item.  Social media are also unregulated in most parts of our world, thus, allowing every John or Jane Doe to express and share his or her views on any matter big or small whether or not he or she is qualified or knowledgeable on such matters. It is, therefore, possible that while expressing one’s unfiltered views others can feel abused, demeaned and hurt. And consequently, those feeling hurt, demeaned or abused can react either proportionately or disproportionately, which can turn into violence.
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Imagine, you live in a Country, your Neighbor is a Buddhist Racist called Ko Ko Gyi: Which Country is this?

Abid Bahar

Which Country is this? If you live in this country through generations and you are a Muslim Rohingya, you might be one of the unlucky persons on earth, because you have your neighbor, a racist named Ko Ko Gyi, who travels to the West but keeps his hoodlums in his neighborhood in Arakan to drive you and your family out of your ancestral home. The hoodlums already destroyed the ancient mosque in your neighborhood built in the 14th century. After living for centuries on this land, they think you are a person who have entered their country illegally. Your neighbor Ko Ko Gyi and his buddy Ko Myo Thein claims they are democrats, but in Ko Ko Gyi’s speech he informs his followers: “…it has been a long-standing problem; this isn’t a problem that exists only recently. For decades, the illegal immigrants have been flowing into Myanmar, …the rate these Bengalis give birth, the rate of giving birth is massive and overtime the local Rakhines feel threaten by the sky-rocketed birthrate of these Bengalis. With these birthrates, it’s only the Rakhines who feel threaten.” Another racist named Aye Chan who became a Japanese citizen came to Arakan to say to his Rakhiine people: “These So-called Rohingyas are illegal people and are influx Viruses” needed to be exterminated. The police, security force, NaSaKa (the border guard) and the military, all are there to help them destroy you, and your family. This is all in the name of you being a “foreigner.” So you realized that it is not because you have entered the country illegally, but that these people are Buddhist racists and working on ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya.
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OIC leads global campaign to protect Rohingya Muslims

The 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has launched a major international campaign to put an end to the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim minority in the Arakan state of Myanmar and protect their legitimate rights.

OIC Secretary-General Ekmeledin Ihsanoglu and Nurul Islam, president of Arakan Rohingya National Organization (ARNO)
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Machete Massacre in Arakan: The Hidden Face of Burma Exposed.

Abid Bahar

From the military leadership down to NASAKA, the Rakhine police, in the civilian front RNDP and even some leaders closely working with Aung San Suu Kui, the problem with the Rohingya people have been seen as a case of dealing with”illegal immigration” of Bengali people to Arakan. Fortunately, contemporary research on Rakhine-Rohingya relations shows it is not about illegals in Arakan, Burma, it is about intolerance to a people, who are racially, culturally and religiously different from the mainstream racially mongoloid Rakhine-Burmese people.
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ရခုိုင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ျဖစ္ပြားေနေသာ ပဋိပကၡႏွင့္ ပတ္သတ္၍ ျငင္းခုန္ၾကရာ၀ယ္

ေတာင္ဘာဇာေအာင္ေျမ

ယခုတေလာ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ျဖစ္ပြားေနေသာ ပဋိပကၡႏွင့္ပတ္သတ္၍ အဖြဲ႔အစည္းအသီးသီး၊ သတင္းဌာနအသီးသီးတို႔က သူဖက္ ကိုယ့္ဖက္ လိုရာဆြဲ၍ ေျပာဆိုေရးသား ေဖာ္ျပေနသည္ကို ေတြ႕ရသည္။ ႏိုင္ငံအခ်င္းခ်င္းၾကား၌ စစ္ပြဲျဖစ္ပြားလွ်င္ တဖက္၏ ဆံုးရႈံးပ်က္စီးမႈကို ခ်ဲ႕ကား၍ ေျပာဆိုၾကေသာ္လည္း၊ လူမ်ဳိးႏွစ္စုအၾကား သို႔မဟုတ္ အဖြဲ႔အစည္းႏွစ္ခုအၾကား ပဋိပကၡျဖစ္ပြားလွ်င္မူ ကိုယ့္ဖက္မွ ဆံုးရႈံးမႈကိုသာ အေလးထားေျပာဆိုေလ့ရွိၾကသည္။ ဤသည္မွာ ပတ္၀န္းက်င္၏ သနားၾကင္နာမႈကို အေျချပဳေသာ ေထာက္ခံမႈရယူလိုျခင္းႏွင့္ တဖက္သားကို မုန္းတီးေစလို၍ ျဖစ္သည္။ ဤသည္မွာ လူ႔သဘာ၀ပင္ ျဖစ္သည္။ မည္သို႔ပင္ ျဖစ္ေစကာမူ ေနာက္ဆံုး၌ အမွန္တရား ေပၚလာစၿမဲပင္။

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