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The Silence of a Laureate: Ethnic & Religious Tensions Rise in Burma - Forbes

The Silence of a Laureate: Ethnic & Religious Tensions Rise in Burma - Forbes | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Cover via Amazon When I was growing up in Bangladesh, Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi never ceased to amaze me.

.......However, is it what Suu Kyi is not saying that may be most telling of the kind of leader she will be, beyond the borders of our imagination? In reality, how will “The Lady” rule? Burma’s ethnic minorities may hold some clues.

 

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Rohingya issue: Bangladesh should play a more proactive role ~ Rohingya Blogger

Rohingya issue: Bangladesh should play a more proactive role ~ Rohingya Blogger | HumanRight | Scoop.it

President Zillur Rahman addresses the 4th Extra-ordinary Session of the organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) held in Mekka on August 15, 2012 and says: "We must take a pro-active role towards a lasting solution to this long-standing (Rohingya) problem both bilaterally and multilaterally."

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Myanmar allows OIC assistance for riot-hit Muslims

Myanmar allows OIC assistance for riot-hit Muslims | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Arakan Rohingya National Organisation...

YANGON — Myanmar has allowed entry of Islamic relief organizations into its territory to provide needed assistance to the violence-hit and displaced Rohingya Muslims.

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Rohingya Muslims: OIC calls for fact-finding mission to Myanmar – The Express Tribune

Rohingya Muslims: OIC calls for fact-finding mission to Myanmar – The Express Tribune | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The organi­sation wants to stop ethnic cleans­ing of Rohing­ya Muslim­s.

JEDDAH: The head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday proposed sending an OIC mission to probe the “massacres” of Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, a statement said on Sunday.

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Burma's monks call for Muslim community to be shunned

Burma's monks call for Muslim community to be shunned | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Monks who played a vital role in Burma's recent struggle for democracy have been accused of fuelling ethnic tensions in the country by calling on people to shun a Muslim community that has suffered decades of abuse.
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Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of Rohingya Muslims - deLiberation

Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of Rohingya Muslims - deLiberation | HumanRight | Scoop.it

Asked last week whether the estimated 800,000 Rohingyas in Myanmar are considered Myanmar nationals, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and parliamentary candidate Aung San Suu Kyi replied, “I do not know. We have to be very clear about what the laws of citizenship are and who are entitled to them.”

 

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Impending humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar

Impending humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are threatened by an increase in sectarian violence.
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Friends Just I sent a Mail to Myanmar Embassy in India

Friends Just I sent a Mail to Myanmar Embassy in India | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Ubaid Ba-Hussain
Friends Just I sent a Mail to Myanmar Embassy in India, our External Affairs minister and his Secretary, All News Channels and Their Editors...
Text of Mail is as Follows....
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FACTS ABOUT THE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS OF ARAKAN

FACTS ABOUT THE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS OF ARAKAN | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Arakan, formerly called Rohang, lies on the north–western part of Burma with 360 miles coastal belt from the Bay of Bengal. It borders 167 miles with Bangladesh both by land and sea.
Rohingyas have been living in Arakan from time immemorial. They are a people with distinct culture and civilization of their own. They trace their ancestry to Arabs, Moors, Pathans, Moghuls, Bengalis and some Indo-Mongoloid people. Early Muslim settlements in Arakan date back to 7th century AD.
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Ethnic Cleansing of Myanmar’s Rohingyas

Ethnic Cleansing of Myanmar’s Rohingyas | HumanRight | Scoop.it
A pogrom against a population of Muslims called the Rohingyas shows the ugly side of Myanmar’s democratic transition.
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UNHCR | Refworld | Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals"

UNHCR | Refworld | Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals" | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status.

Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals"
Nearly 75,000 people living in temporary camps and shelters following inter-communal conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in June face deteriorating living conditions, say local aid workers and residents.

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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces rare criticism over Rohingya Muslims

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces rare criticism over Rohingya Muslims | HumanRight | Scoop.it
For weeks, Suu Kyi, often called Burma’s Gandhi, has dodged questions on the plight of the Muslim minority, prompting criticism from human rights groups.
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'Mass graves' for Myanmar's Rohingya

'Mass graves' for Myanmar's Rohingya | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Exclusive report from Rakihne state exposes an entire region divided by religious and racial discrimination.
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Sky News: Human rights challenge Burma - UN envoy

Sky News: Human rights challenge Burma - UN envoy | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The UN rapporteur called on the Burma government to review its 1982 Citizens Act, which barred citizenship for the Rohingya Muslim minority group in the Rakhine state, exposing them to discrimination, exploitation and abuses, leading to occasional outbreaks of violence.
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Burma embassy rejects visa of Ansar Burney | Pakistan Today

Burma embassy rejects visa of Ansar Burney | Pakistan Today | HumanRight | Scoop.it

London - The Myanmar Embassy at London rejected visa applications of two-member team of fact finding mission, wanted to visit Burma to dig out the truth of Muslims massacre.

 

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Experts: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar victims of global power struggle

Experts: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar victims of global power struggle | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Although continuing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar alarmed the international community, bringing their plight to the international agenda, experts agree that Muslims in Myanmar are the victims of a global power struggle and that...
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Rohingya issue raised at Asean meet

Rohingya issue raised at Asean meet | HumanRight | Scoop.it

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has vowed to monitor the plight of the Rohingyas, reports Radio Free Asia.

The Asean head raised the issue with the top diplomats of Bangladesh and Myanmar on Friday, reports RFA, a non-profit corporation that broadcasts news and information in nine Asian languages.


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Save Rohingya Muslims: The OIC

Save  Rohingya Muslims: The OIC | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, in a statement issued in Jeddah today.He strongly condemned the renewed repression and violation of human r...
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Rafique Arakani: The Lady maliciously mum on Myanmar Muslim cleansing: Analyst

Rafique Arakani: The Lady maliciously mum on Myanmar Muslim cleansing: Analyst | HumanRight | Scoop.it

A prominent political analyst says that Myanmar President’s proposal to expel Rohingya Muslims from the country is an “ethnic cleansing” and the country’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate is “criminally silent” about it.


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Iver Neumann's comment, July 14, 2012 4:49 PM
Aung San Suu Kyi talked about "compassion fatigue" in here nobel peace prize speech. Has it gotten to her too?