The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

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Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

Post by lyndon taylor » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:58 am

Looks like we're being bombarded with Fake News, the lies just don't stop!!
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Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

Post by Lucas Oliveira » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:52 pm

Myanmar and Rohingya: the history of ever

The decades pass, but certain things never change: religious divisions, ethnic minorities, routes of communication ... Oil. Or gas.

It is clear that the actors are not always the same, but the stage undergoes few changes: it is enough to see what happens in the past to understand the present and to anticipate the future.

The year is 1942: the Japanese empire is at its top, from Manchuria to the Solomon Islands, passing through the strategic Singapore that protects the Strait of Malacca and separates the Pacific Ocean from the Indian Ocean. China is on the side of the Allies, and therefore receives weapons through a specific route: Burma Road, the "Road to Burma", which allows Anglo-American goods to travel from the Indian Ocean to mainland China through Burma, still under British control. The desire to cut this strategic route, combined with the thirst for raw materials, pushes Tokyo to invade Burma.

In March 1942 the capital Rangoon falls, forcing the British to retreat to neighboring India. The Japanese can rely on their advancement in some strata of the Burmese population: Young Buddhist nationalists welcome the Asian occupant who promises to free the English yoke very well. On the contrary, the Muslim minority remains faithful to the English crown and receives weapons and equipment from London to prevent the march of the Japanese and their local allies. The region of Arkan, now Rakhine, is the scene of bloody ethnic clashes between pro-Japanese Buddhists and Muslim Anglophiles. These, concentrated on the north coast near Bangladesh, are called Rohingya.

After more than 70 years, the ingredients are still the same: a strategic route linking China with the Indian Ocean, the presence of hydrocarbons, a Buddhist majority in nationalist-militarist positions, a Muslim minority with Anglo-Catholic positions. Everything as before, but now Beijing is not on the Anglo-American side.

Subject to a coup of socialist inspiration in 1962, this large country like Afghanistan and with 55 million inhabitants (dated 2014) remains on the margins of the Cold War. After the Tiananmen Square revolt and the fall of the Berlin Wall, Burma is also being led by Anglo-Americans towards "democracy."

In May 1990 the first free elections were held and the winner was Aung San Suu Kyi, daughter of the father of the motherland (who contracted with the British for independence in 1947), educated in England, a past in the United Nations, married to a British citizen, Aung San has all the credentials to transport Burma to an economy based on the free market. But the military junta in power, aware of the centrifugal temptations that cross the country, has no intention of abdicating: it rejects the result of the elections, dissolves Parliament and arrests the opposition leaders.

In Washington and London it is scandal: to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Aung San Suu Kyi (1991) is a countermeasure with little effectiveness. Also because Burma (which in the meantime adopts the less sympathetic denomination of Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw or Myanmar) is again forgotten. Bill Clinton has to expand NATO to the East and redraw the Balkans, George W. Bush dreams of redesigning the Middle East and planting the flag in Afghanistan: there is not much time left for Burma.

But in the meantime China is growing, even posing a threat. Barack Obama decides to focus on the Pacific Ocean and Beijing: therefore, Burma is once again a priority. New legislative elections are taking place in 2015 and Aung San Suu Kyi wins again. However, because of the British passport of her deceased husband and her children, she is prevented from officially assuming the Presidency, being assigned a function equivalent to "Counselor of Myanmar". Barack Obama is pleased, in November 2016 receives Aung San Suu Kyi in the White House and says that the time has come to revoke economic sanctions against Burma.

It is unfortunate that Burma's "democratization" project also contemplates the crushing of the country through the secession of important areas where ethnic and linguistic minorities reside. The installation at the top of Burma of Aung San Suu Kyi should, in fact, facilitate the secession of the Muslim Arkan: no coincidence, in 2016, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Aring Rohingya de Arkan Salvation Army) with strong ties with Saudi Arabia. This triggers violence in the region and the immediate reaction of the central state. Tensions explode and, as in times of Japanese occupation, the country becomes polarized: the military junta, an expression of the Buddhist nationalist majority, seeks the support of emerging Asian power (China), the Muslim minority, the Rohingyas, is supported by Anglo-Americans.

Beijing's interest in Burma is dictated by the same reasons that led Tokyo to expand its sphere of influence to present-day Myanmar. Raw materials (Burma is a major producer of natural gas and oil) and communication routes. Just as the British built Burma Road to reach China from the Indian Ocean without crossing the Strait of Malacca, today the Chinese plan to reach the Indian Ocean through Burma, thus avoiding Singapore and a possible Anglo-American blockade of the Strait. The modern "Road of Burma" runs naturally on the trails of high-speed trains and is an integral part of the "New Silk Road", the rail / sea / airport infrastructure plan with which China wants to achieve the full .

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The Muslim minority Rohingya is useful to Anglo-Americans as it was in 1942. This ethnic group of Islamic faith, always hostile to Buddhist nationalists, is concentrated in the region of Arkan (now Rakhine), where Chinese railways and pipelines pass to get to the Indian Ocean. The separation of the Muslim region, in addition to burying the current Burmese state, would nullify Beijing's strategy to circumvent the Strait of Malacca.

The Anglo-Americans hoped that Aung San Suu Kyi would take a public stance in favor of the Muslim insurrection, the first step towards independence: nevertheless the Counselor of Myanmar, aware that such a change would mean their deposition by the military junta that still controls de facto the Country, so far has remained silent, attracting heavy criticism.

The Rohingya's defense so far has been made by Amnesty International London and American Human Rights Watch: it is obviously spoken of as "military massacres", of "ethnic cleansing", but it is difficult to know the reality because we know how these NGOs operate .

Faced with an increase in internal violence and media assaults, the military junta reacted by strengthening dialogue with China: the commander-in-chief of the Burmese military, General Min Aung Hlaing, recently held a six-day meeting in Beijing with President Xi Jinping and his Chinese counterpart. More interestingly, a similar visit should soon be made by Aung San Suu Kyi, witnessing how the Nobel Peace Prize winner, who faces the risk of Balkanization in his country, is moving away from the old Western allies.

On Burma's horizon, therefore, the strong plates of Anglo-Americans are likely to appear: economic sanctions and attacks by radical Islamists.

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Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

Post by Kusala » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:39 pm

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Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

Post by chownah » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:40 am

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Myan ... slim_riots the wikipedia article "2013 Myanmar anti-Muslim riots":
May riots in Lashio[edit]

On 29 May, violence broke out in Lashio, in Shan state bordering China, after reports that a 48-year-old Muslim man named Ne Win poured petrol on a young Buddhist woman with whom he was arguing and set her on fire. In response, a Buddhist mob armed with machetes and bamboo poles torched a mosque, a Muslim orphanage, and several shops after the police refused to surrender Ne Win. The Buddhists and Muslims continued to fight into the next day and at least one person died.[8] Sword-wielding Buddhist gangs began patrolling the streets on motorbikes, forcing as many as 1,400 Muslims to take shelter in a Buddhist monastery until the police and army were able to restore order.
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Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

Post by Kim OHara » Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:40 am

An opportunity to help those in desperate need -
More than 655,500 Rohingya refugees are estimated to have fled to Bangladesh since 25 August 2017.

Donate to the Bangladesh Rohingya Emergency Appeal and your gift will provide more food for hungry families, more medicines to prevent children dying, more wells sunk to provide safe drinking water and more emergency shelters and blankets to give families a safe, dry place to sleep.
Rohingya refugees continue to arrive, exhausted, hungry, and sick after walking for days from their villages through jungles, across mountains and rivers carrying what little they could salvage from their homes. Many are deeply traumatised from what they have witnessed in Myanmar. They join over 300,000 Rohingya refugees who had already sought shelter in Bangladesh.
The two established UNHCR camps in Bangladesh were quickly overcrowded, with makeshift settlements springing up in surrounding areas.
UNHCR is leading the protection response and helping deliver life-saving aid including:
- Humanitarian airlifts with tents, kitchen sets, mosquito nets, sleeping mats and solar lanterns
- Emergency nutrition for children and pregnant women
- New sites to accommodate refugees
- Reuniting separated children
- Trauma counselling
- Cholera vaccination and medical services

This is the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world and UNHCR has declared it a Level 3 emergency, its highest level of alert.
https://www.unrefugees.org.au/campaigns ... emergency/

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Re: The Truth About The Rohingya Lie

Post by Kusala » Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:41 am

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He is impeccable in conduct and understanding, the Serene One, the Knower of the Worlds;
He trains perfectly those who wish to be trained; he is Teacher of gods and men; he is Awake and Holy. "

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Apparent here and now, timeless, encouraging investigation,
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