Archive for July 7th, 2012

A TIME TO PAUSE AND THINK by Dr. Thane Oke Kyaw-Myint

July 7, 2012

Source:A TIME TO PAUSE AND THINK by the FB of Thane Oke Kyaw-Myint

Like many of us, I felt very sad on hearing and reading about the civil unrest in Rakhine State. I learned that it started as a case of sexual assault, in which the perpetrators were of a different religion as well as ‘ethnicity’. The resentment and anger over this had led to people being hurt and killed, houses, monasteries and mosques being damaged and burnt and had become more a racial and religious conflict with much then anger and resentment over the case.

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Brutal and Biased Police Response to Sectarian Violence in Arakan State

July 7, 2012

SOURCE: Burma: Mass Arrests, Raids on Rohingya Muslims

Brutal and Biased Police Response to Sectarian Violence in Arakan State

(New York) – Burmese security forces have responded to sectarian violence in northern Arakan State with mass arrests and unlawful force against the Rohingya Muslim population, Human Rights Watch said today. Local police, the military, and a border security force known as Nasaka have committed numerous abuses in predominantly Muslim townships while combating the violence between the Rohingya and ethnic Arakan, who are predominantly Buddhist, that broke out in early June 2012.

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Famous Myanmar Muslims: Kyar Ba Nyein and Shwe Ba

July 7, 2012

National boxer Kyar Ba Nyein and Famous Film-star Shwe Ba, both of them are Myanmar Muslims.

လြမ္းတယ္…
ၿမန္မာ႔လက္ေ၀ွ႔ေလာကကို တေခတ္ဆန္းေစခဲ႔တဲ႔
လက္ေ၀ွ႔ေက်ာ္ ကုလားႀကီး က်ားဘညိမ္းကုိ
လြမ္းတယ္…

(ရုပ္ရွင္မင္းသားၾကီး ေရႊဘအား လက္ေဝွ႕သင္ၾကားေပးေသာ
ျမန္မာ့လက္ေဝွ႔ အေက်ာ္အေမာ္ က်ားဘညိမ္း)Source: Zaw Min Tun‘s FB photo.

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