Stopping Genocide

By Habib Siddiqui

I have repeatedly said that genocide never happens suddenly. It’s planned over a long period of time by perpetrators that require support top-down so that it becomes a national project to eliminate the targeted group. Such sinister initiative requires the support from evil intellectuals [1] (the likes of Julius Streicher [2]of the Nazi campaign in Germany) and financiers who must propagate with their intellects and finances to create enthusiasm within the larger executing community.

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Julius Streicher and his relevance in today’s Burma

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines Xenophobia as – fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign. As can be seen, for xenophobia there are two main objects of the phobia (fear). The first is a population group present within a society, which is not considered part of that society. Often they are recent immigrants, but xenophobia may be directed against a group which has been present for centuries. This form of xenophobia can draw out or facilitate hostile and violent reactions, such as mass expulsion of immigrants, or in the worst case, genocide. The second form of xenophobia is primarily cultural, and the objects of the phobia are cultural elements which are considered alien or foreign. Continue reading

Organize Buddhist community from Bangladesh to populate in border areas: District Admin officer

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The high level officers from Maungdaw district told Buddhist Rakhine from Bangladesh at Patha Rakhine village of Nwahyon Taung (Hor O dil) on February 22, to organize their relatives and friends to join with them and make the border areas as Buddhist populated areas, said Khin Maung Lwin, the Maungdaw district admin officer. Continue reading

Government tries to wipe out evidence from Kila Dong village

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The government is trying to wipe out evidence of killing of Rohingya people and looting their properties from Kila Dong village of Maungdaw Township, Dawlai ( not real name) from the locality.
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Resettles over 130-Buddhist from Bangladesh

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese government – Maungdaw district administration office and Township administration office – has resettled over 130 Buddhist from neighboring Bangladesh, are being resettled in Maungdaw Township, Arakan State recently, according to a local villager who denied to be named.
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