Posts Tagged ‘Asia Times Online’

Appealing to all the peace-loving Myanmar and International Friends of all faith to help stop the Hate Speeches

March 31, 2013

To

All the peace-loving Myanmar and International Friends of all faith

Dear all,

I hope that you have already had the knowledge about some recent bad news of Myanmar Muslims in Meikthila and few towns.

After the Myanmar ruling government had heavily lost the by-election held on first of April 2012, there were increased anti-Muslim activities throughout Myanmar and Hate Speeches are widely spread without any form of attempt to control by the authorities.

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Thein Sein a man of war, not peace

January 18, 2013

On April 22, Myanmar President Thein Sein will be honored by the International Crisis Group (ICG) as the recipient of this year’s “In Pursuit of Peace, Prosperity and the Presidency Award” at a gala dinner in New York City.

The award is given to recognize and “celebrate inspirational figures whose visionary leadership has transformed the lives of millions and brought forth the promise of a world free of conflict”. ICG said Myanmar, also known as Burma, is being rewarded for

Read all here @ Thein Sein a man of war, not peace Asia Time Online - Daily News By Nancy Hudson-Rodd

 

 

 

Anti-Muslim Monk Wirathu’s Talk on Arakan Conflict (English Sub-titled)

October 30, 2012

**His talk starts at 1:30**

The Buddhist Racist Extremist Terrorist Monk Wira Thu (Baddanda Wisita) is an anti-Muslim activist from Masoyein Monastry, Mandalay.

He has been doing nothing for good except propagating against Islam and Muslims of Myanmar for many years. In 2002, he played a leading role in the widespread of Anti-Muslim Movements in Upper Myanmar. Due to his active involvement in Kyauk-Se Conflicts which resulted in several damages and causalities for both communities _ Buddhists and Muslims, he was imprisoned, ad earlier this year, was released with the presidential pardon.

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Fleeing Rohingyas driven from safety

June 17, 2012

Source: Fleeing Rohingyas driven from safety Asia Times Online

By Syed Tashfin Chowdhury, with photographs by K M Asad

DHAKA – Baby Fatema was crying in the arms of Mostofa Begum (50), around 11am on June 14, when journalists went to see her at the house of fisherman Kabir Ahmed of Gholapara village in Teknaf, the southernmost point in mainland Bangladesh and a stone’s throw from the Naf river, which separates it from Myanmar. The nearly two-month old baby was rescued by members of the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) from inside an empty fishing trawler that drifted towards Shah Pori Island of Bangladesh on the Naf early on June 13.

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