Tag: Myanmar

State-Sanctioned Genocide Targeting Rohingya Muslims In Myanmar

Myanmar is hosting its first free and fair election in 25 years, but is it really free and fair for the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims who are deprived of statehood? Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit uncovered disturbing details about the conditions that Rohingya Muslims face in Myanmar. There is “strong evidence” of state-sanctioned genocide against Rohingya… Read More ›

Islamophobia Is Killing Myanmar’s Rohingya

DTT: The forgotten genocide happening in the other side of the World. The persecution is against a specific people because they’re Muslim. The hatred that is spread in the West against Muslims, by right-wing bigots have landed in Burma, this time it has turned into violence against Muslims. Would the World’s politicians have stayed silent… Read More ›

Over 130,000 Innocent People Face The Possibility Of Concentration Camps & Permanent Statelessness

DTT Comment: The forgotten Muslims of ‪Burma‬. Where is the outcry from the bigoted media? By Jane Perlez – NYTimes.com The Myanmar government has given the estimated one million Rohingya people in this coastal region of the country a dispiriting choice: Prove your family has lived here for more than 60 years and qualify for second-class… Read More ›

Dalai Lama Urges Buddhists To Stop Violence Against Muslims

  LEH, India: The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday. In front of the massive crowd that included Hollywood film star Richard Gere in northern India, the Dalai Lama… Read More ›