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ရခုိင္က ခြဲထြက္ဖုိ႔ႀကိဳးစားလုိ႔ ဗမာစစ္တပ္က အႀကမ္းဖက္နွိမ္နင္းလာရင္ …

September 8, 2013

RNDP chief in Washington: Dr. Aye Maung Interview II

Sep 6, 2013

အခုတခါ ရခိုင္တိုင္းရင္းသားမ်ား တိုးတက္ေရးပါတီ RNDP ဥကၠ႒ ေဒါက္တာေအးေမာင္နဲ႔ ေတြ႔ဆံု ေမးျမန္းခန္း ဒုတိယပုိင္းကို ထုတ္လႊင့္ေပးမွာပါ။ ေဒါက္တာေအးေမာင္ကုိ ဝါရွင္တန္ဒီစီ RFA ရုံးခ်ဳပ္မွာ က်ေနာ္တုိ႔ ဝိုင္းေတာ္သား ကိုေနရိန္ေက်ာ္က ေတြ႔ဆံုေမးျမန္းထားပါတယ္။

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Rakhine nationalists are trying to force out muslim community. Secondly they will force out Bamar from Rakhine state. Third, they are starting Rakhine Army….
If US is supporting their separated movement from Myanmar, it is very easy for US to curb china…how do you think?

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Interview with a Muslim who attended 969 training

May 3, 2013

Interview with a Muslim who attended 969 training

1st May 2013  M-Media Khun Thihan

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Last week, I talked to a Muslim man in a southern state of Myanmar who ended up at an event related to the 969 movement in early April.

He was standing at a betel shop with a few other Buddhists. One person told them to join him towards the monastery where a 969 sermon was talking place. As he does not look like a typical Muslim man, he was mistaken to be a Buddhist. He was not sure of himself why he joined the group. (more…)

Marriage or Divorce? Democracy is the key to answer

January 25, 2013

Marriage or Divorce? Democracy is the key to answer by Henri-André Aye

The Panglong Agreement was an attempt to build a union out of desperate peoples. The agreement was a political marriage, trying to unite the Bamar and the non-Bamar to live together in peace and dignity. It was a marriage of political convenience — but one without love. And the honeymoon was short-lived as communist insurgency, Kuomintang invasion, and ethnic rebellion came knocking on the door.  A marriage without love could last but you can’t expect it to bring much harmony.  It did not work in the past. It does not work at present. It will not work in the future unless the climate of mistrust and animosity can fundamentally change. Otherwise, we should all admit that divorce is the proper answer.

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One people (Bama), one nation (Myanmar) – Is it possible?

December 3, 2010

Edited and Burmanized from MKini’s  “One people, one nation – Is it possible?” by Rama

Let me begin by asking you a question: Do you think that it is possible to have one people, one nation? Are you going to give an excuse to say that it is only a perception and not a reality. We don’t want you to trivialise an important issue such as this.
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Salience of Ethnicity among Burman Muslims:A Study in Identity Formation

October 27, 2010
The 14 states and divisions of Burma.

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Source: Khin Maung Yin, “Salience of Ethnicity among Burman Muslims:
A Study in Identity Formation”

Abstract: Muslims, constituting about thirteen percent of the total population of Myanmar or Burma are not a monolithic group and are unable to provide a united front in their struggle to realize their just demands. They are divided into many groups and their relationship with each other is conflictual. As the cases of Indian and Bamar (Burman) Muslims show, they rely upon ethnicity, rather than religion, for identity formation and self-expression.  (more…)