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7 Buddhist Rakhines Killed in Myanmar March ‘Toward the Goal of Sovereignty’

Naypyidaw (TeleSUR) – One of the organizers leading the march advised Buddhist Rakhines to “take advantage of the weakness of the government and march toward the goal of sovereignty.” At least seven Rakhines have been killed and 12 injured in clashes during the commemoration event for the 233rd anniversary of the fall of the Arakan (Rakhine) Kingdom to the Burmese […]

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Myanmar’s Colonial History Feeds Current Crisis of Rohingyas, Saudi Arabia and U.S.

Naypyidaw (WW) – The current corporate media attention to the abuses suffered by the mostly Muslim Rohingya people who have crossed from Myanmar into Bangladesh has raised questions as to what is really going on. Background information about the history of Myanmar is essential to an understanding. First called Burma, the name was changed in […]

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Ayatollah Allocates about $300,000 to Assist Myanmar’s Rohingya

Tehran (TNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei allocated a total of 10 billion rials (about $300,000) to the assistance for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as some international human rights bodies have accused Myanmar’s government of crimes against humanity. Following a letter written by the representative of the Leader in the […]

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Myanmar – The World’s Most Silent Genocide

Nay Pyi Taw (AHT) – It is the world’s most silent genocide. So silent, in fact, that even in the unlikely event you have heard about it, it’s more than likely you know only its foggiest details. Under the UN Geneva Convention, the definition of genocide describes both a mental and physical element: “intent to destroy, in […]

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Rohingya Bodies Found on Bangladesh Coast as Thousands Flee Myanmar

Nay Pyi Taw (MEE) – Around 27,400 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar. Bangladeshi border guards have recovered at least two dozen bodies from the country’s shore in the past two days, as tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims make desperate attempts to flee the worst violence involving the Myanmar minority in at […]

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