Posts Tagged ‘Arakan League for Democracy’

A Jingoist Media Foments Violence in Burma’s Arakan state

October 31, 2012

A Jingoist Media Foments Violence in Burma’s Arakan state

Is democracy creating more trouble?

Encouraged by a rabidly irresponsible nationalist press, the Buddhist nationalists that constitute Burma’s majority population, along with the ethnic Rakhine minority, have adopted a siege mentality that Rohingyas, whom they call “Bengali” illegal immigrants and terrorists, are causing the problems in their otherwise peaceful country. (more…)