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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Is Myanmar playing politics with the White Cards?

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui

In early February this year, the Myanmar parliament approved a proposal by President Thein Sein to allow people with temporary identification “white cards,” most of whom were Rohingya, to vote on a referendum on constitutional amendments to the country’s junta-backed constitution, which could come as early as May. Obviously, as most keen observers would tell you the government measure was a face-saving one under international pressure and never meant in intent and purpose.
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Killing, torching and looting continue in Sittwe and Maungdaw

Akyab (Sittwe), Arakan State: Killing, torching houses and looting the properties of the Rohingyas have been continued in Sittwe and Maungdaw by police, Hluntin and a group of Rakhine racists, said a trader from Sittwe.

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