18 October, 2017

Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Award And Minerals

By Hilmy Ahamed

Hilmy Ahamed

The Queen of Peace and the winner of the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, Aung San Suu Kyi is today performing the Maori HAKA at the brutal and sadistic murder of Rohingya children, women and men. Aung San Suu Kyi is now the de-facto leader of Myanmar and presides over the ruling party, the National League for Democracy (NLD) that is brutally murdering the Rohingya people. In an article in the New York Times of January 2016, Nicholas Kristoff claims, “Soon the world will witness a remarkable sight: a beloved Nobel Peace Prize winner presiding over the 21st-century concentration camps.” It is already happening in the Rakhine State in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar.

Is this not an insult to the justification given by the Noble Prize Committee in awarding her the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1991? The world praised her as the queen of peace, but the sadistic government she heads now has no respect for peace or human values. The Nobel committee’s motivation for the award as stated in 1991 is: “for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights” in Myanmar. The brutality of the Myanmar forces would make Adolf Hitler look a saint and his concentration camps, a school for kids. Men, women and children are slaughtered daily with machetes and electric chain saws. Tens of thousands of Rohingya have been forcibly confined in deplorable conditions in camps in Sittwe, and the international community is silent, waiting to exploit the vast mineral resources of this barbaric nation.

To see the pictures follow the links below:

http://en.humanrights-iran.ir/images/position24/2012/7/burma7.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8PPFlVkoY84/T_H1GmDG6BI/AAAAAAAAAyM/lxczAUAnm2g/s1600/Burma+2.jpg

https://static.independent.co.uk/s3fs-public/thumbnails/image/2016/12/03/11/burma-ethnic.jpg

http://www.malaysiandigest.com/archived/images/jan2012/rohingya-5.jpg

There is ample evidence of ethnic cleansing with impunity, perpetrated by the military government, which amounts to genocide. In May 2015, global attention was brought to the humanitarian crisis faced by the Rohingya stranded off the coast of Thailand. Since then, there have been calls for an end to what appears to be government inaction or lack of accountability for extreme human rights abuses in Rakhine.

All this comes from a female leader and the daughter of the legendary liberation activist Aung San and not from the military dictator, General Than Shwe.

The Rohingya people have lived in Burma mainly in the Arakan region since the 17th Century and are believed to be descendants of workers brought from West Bengal by the British rulers. Part of this region is present day Bangladesh. Successive Burmese governments have persecuted the Rohingya people and thousands have been executed, many live in IDP camps and some have escaped out of the country.  To add insult to injury, another women leader across the border, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has refused to accept the Rohingya people.

In 1982, General Ne Win‘s Government enacted the Burmese nationality law, which denied Rohingya citizenship, rendering a majority of the Rohingya population stateless. It is similar to the plight of our plantation workers prior to the Sirima-Shastri pact of 1964.

Major riots broke out in June 2012 in Rakhine State due to a series of conflicts, sparked by a gang rape of a Rakhine woman by some Rohingya. This led to continued conflict between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar, and by October of that year, non Buddhist ethnic minorities had been targeted with impunity provided by the military administration.  There were had been 88 casualties  during this violence.  An estimated 90,000 people have been displaced by the violence in August 2012 violence alone. About 2,528 houses were torched, and of those, 1,336 belonged to Rohingyas and 1,192 belonged to Rakhines.

It is clear that anti-Rohingya propaganda has become part of regular nationalist discourse. There is ample evidence of increasing incitement of hatred and religious intolerance by ultra-nationalist Buddhists” against the Rohingyas while the Burmese security forces have been conducting summary executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrests and detention, torture and ill-treatment and forced labour against the Rohingya community. International media and human rights organizations have often described the Rohingyas as one of the most persecuted. The face of Buddhist terror and disgraced leader Ashin Wirathu has led the hate campaign against the ethnic minorities, especially the Rohingya people.

In 2013, when Mishal Hussain of the BBC interviewed Aung San Suu Kyi  and asked about the violation of human rights of the Burmese Muslim,. sheAung San Suu Kyi  lost her cool and while walking away said, “No one told me that I was to be interviewed by a Muslim”, a clear sign of her prejudice.   Coming from a ‘heroine of democracy’tic hero, and a Nobel Peace Laureate, one racist statement is one too many.  It destroys the democratic values that respects differences in beliefs. 

Myanmar has undergone over 50 years of military rule and is finally making the long-awaited transition to elected government. Its second liberation is brought about by Aung San Suu Kyi, the head of the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) and the daughter of Aung San, the man who is known for engineering Myanmar’s first liberation from the British.  Aung San Suu Kyi  has faulted by ignoring calls to safeguard the Rohingya people. The International Community, who claim to be champions of democracy and non violence need to act immediately to protect the Rohingya people.

ASEAN and South Asian countries, especially nations around Myanmar– ie Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and Bangladesh, should take the lead in mobilizing the international community to intervene and stop the massacre of innocent children, women and men and find a lasting solution to the dilemma of being stateless, faced by the Rohingya people.

United Nations should take urgent action to save the oppressed Rohingya people from further mass massacres through trade sanctions and armed intervention if needed,  since calls tofor ceaseing the unspeakable atrocities against them have been repeatedly ignored.

The International Criminal Court should bring to justice Myanmar’s defacto Head of Government Aung San Suu Kyi and prosecute her for war crimes. Her government’s active role in the atrocities against the Rohingya people has been well documented and proven beyond any doubt.

The Nobel Committee should take immediately action to withdraw the Nobel Peace Award conferred on Aung Sang Suu Kyi since she has proven herself not to be a peacemaker but rather a war-monger, hell-bent on massacring harmless unarmed civilians.

The civilized nations of the world should come forth to cease diplomatic relations with the Government of Myanmar until such time it takes legal action against the perpetrators of the atrocities against the Rohingya,s beginning from top government officials to the military that still continues to kill innocent civilians with impunity.

Myanmar is a mineral rich country and the East as well as the West haves major commercial interests in exploiting these mineral reserves. This is probably the reason why the international community has not addressed the state terrorism that takes place against the Rohingya and other ethnic minorities in Myanmar. Failure to act justly on the part of the international community and neighbouring states will be written in history with the blood of the Rohingya people.

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    Women are said to be the epitomes of love, sacrifice and kindness. A woman is a mother, sister, wife, daughter and so many different things which makes her the very pillar of every family and household. It is said that a woman holds immense emotional and mental strength, much more than a man. YET we have this BITCH in Myanmar

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      Sir,
      With all due respect to long suffering Rohingya at the hands of Myanmar’s racist Junta, I find the frequent “Islamic Pundits” who write to CT on a regular basis on this matter to be big-time HYPOCRITES. Apart from Myanmar, almost all over the world Islamic fanatics stand for similar despicable violence against other faiths. Look at the terrible plight faced by Egypt’s Coptic Christians. What happened to the Christians of Iraq or Palestine? They have left, are being driven away, tortured or murdered. Examples are countless. None of these CT’s self-appointed Islamic whiners, have ever uttered a single word about Islamic intolerance & violence all over the Muslim world against other faiths. Why? But, all teary-eyed about the Rohingya in Myanmar only?
      Cheers!
      PS: Not to mention, whatever, happened to historic Buddhist Afganistan. Where are those priceless Bhamian statues by the way?

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        Hilmy Ahamed

        Ben Hurling Says:

        “Apart from Myanmar, almost all over the world Islamic fanatics stand for similar despicable violence against other faiths. Look at the terrible plight faced by Egypt’s Coptic Christians. What happened to the Christians of Iraq or Palestine? They have left, are being driven away, tortured or murdered. “

        In addition, the Shia, Sufi and Ahmedia Muslims have been targeted, courtesy of Wahhabi-Salafis and their clones.

        Who is behind? The Devil, Satan, Iblis? Who follows them? Wahhabis, Salafis, Saudis, and their clones, ISIL, ISIS etc. In addition they do provide fake news and false information about others for their own self-interest. Example.

        NYT debunks fake ISIL statement on Qatar used by Saudis
        ISIL statement expressing support for Qatar in the Gulf crisis is ‘apparently fake’, says The New York Times.

        The New York Times on Sunday debunked information spread by official Saudi media outlets a day earlier claiming Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) expressed support for Qatar in the Gulf crisis.

        The US publication said the ISIL statement aiming to link Qatar to terrorism was “apparently fake”.

        It was not the first time Qatar was targeted by spreading misinformation.

        Last month, Dubai TV aired a false report claiming anti-government demonstrations took place in Qatar’s capital, Doha, and alleged troops – including soldiers from Turkey – fired tear gas at protesters.

        The media attacks come amid a dispute between Qatar and its neighbors – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain – as well as Egypt.

        http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/nyt-debunks-fake-isil-statement-qatar-saudis-170910132128547.html

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      John Jackson

      “YET we have this BITCH in Myanmar”

      Some women are bitches. And she is a “Buddhist” bitch, who got the “Norwegian” Nobel Peace Price. Alfred Nobel must be rolloing in his grave for allowing the the Norwegian Storthing, to award Nobel Peace Prizes. After all, they did award the Prize to Henry Kissinger, the war criminal.

      Remember what Buddha said to Ananda! about Women. Avoid them!

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    Reminds us of our own history, when peoples could be debased in law and armed forces are sent in to deal with their discontent. The lady rightly deserved the admiration of the world. I hope she will explain herself. There are sides to people we do not know. Our SWRD Bandaranaike was to many a progressive liberal. But fading memories of his encounters with Tamils during the 1958 riots give a more complex picture.

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    The World has seen many male despots but a noble prize winner becoming a sadist is a first. Aug San Suu Kyi has engraved a place in the history books as the biggest sadist in the 21st century

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    Apparently the leader of the Rohingya Rebel group Ata Ullah possibly had training under the Taliban
    excerpts

    While the ethnic conflict in Rankine state is very old, it has over the last years morphed into an Jihadist guerilla war financed and led from Saudi Arabia. The area is of geo-strategic interest:

    Pipelines from the western coast of Myanmar eastwards to China allow hydrocarbon imports from the Persian Gulf to China while avoiding the bottleneck of the Strait of Malacca and disputed parts of the South China Sea. It is in “Western interest” to hinder China’s projects in Myanmar. Inciting Jihad in Rakhine could help to achieve that. There is historic precedence for such a proxy war in Burma. During World War II British imperial forces incited the Rohingya Muslim in Rakhine to fight Burmese nationalist Buddhists allied with Japanese imperialists.

    http://www.moonofalabama.org/2017/09/the-rohingya-of-myanmar-pawns-in-an-anglo-chinese-proxy-war-fought-by-saudi-jihadists.html#more

    Also read
    Rohingya unmasking complexity in a world we want simple

    https://gnxp.nofe.me/2017/09/03/rohingya-unmasking-complexity-in-a-world-we-want-simple/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+RazibKhansTotalFeed+%28Razib+Khan%27s+total+feed%29

    https://gnxp.nofe.me/2017/09/06/burma-can-thank-the-british-for-its-current-mess/

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      Well said. Most radical islamic terrorism and mass murder are products of Saudi funding of Wahabism. Hilmy the Trinitian(a christian school) cannot dare speak the truth. Only way to defeat ISIS is to kill them all. Saudis are killing children and women using American made planes and american bombs in Yemen; we did not hear these Ceylonese Muslim fellows say a word right? Same with these who think they’re Arabs. Remember Saddam started a war with Iran? Remember over a million died? Remember it was a Muslim vs Muslim war and Saddam also killed so many Shia? Did these Tamil muslim ceylonese speak? Fuck no man. fuck no. This is bullshit. Rohingya are now becoming Jihadified like the Southern Thai Muslims who are killing Buddhists including Buddhist monks. Wahabism must be met with violent opposition because Wahabists are fascist Hitler like demons.

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        Wahabists are fascists?

        Since when?

        Check your facts before you show your stupidity. Wahab teachings are true Islam and they are coming to a mosque near you!

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          F
          You seem desperate to defend political Islam as propagated by Wahabists backed by by Saudi Arabia.
          Sadly, Islamic fundamentalism hurts Muslims most.
          The curse of any religious fundamentalism is best dealt with by the community concerned rather than by others, unless they are directly affected.

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            There is no political Islam. Wahabism is true Islam. South Asian Islam is corrupted by Hindu practices.

            Leave Islamic matters to Muslims. You look after bad things happening in Buddhist temples. Taking small boys from parents and keeping them in temples with adult unmarried men is a crime. Fix that first my Buddhist friend.

            Peace be with you!

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              Islamic matters I agree should be resolved by Muslims, but when Jehadists like the ISIS and al Qaida hurt humanity as a whole, one needs to respond.
              *
              BTW, you should set an example by avoiding unpleasant comments on other communities.
              If South Asian Islam is not true Islam, why will you not leave South Asians too out of your comments; and by your criteria, the total global Muslim population has to be in mere thousands I guess.

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      Facist, you seem to know Hilmy as a product of the best school of all, Trinity but what you do not about him is that Hilmy is probably the most liberal THAMBI I have known through out my school and adult life. I can vouch for this as a school mate and a friend through out his adult life. He is bold like a lion and has been critical even of the govt. of Yahapalanaya which he risked his life to bring to power. He has been critical of ISIS and all other Islamic fundamentalist groups both in the country and outside. Don’t hide behind fictions names and insult a true Trinitian. If you dare, take a call and talk to him. You will be kissing his ass and seek forgiveness for insulting a true Trinity Muslim

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      sbarrkum
      The information in the first of the websites referred to by you is flawed in several ways.
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      What matters is is that the Rohingya have been treated badly for long and it is only when some of them hit back, that too not very strongly, an issue is made of it.
      Burmese Buddhist chauvinism is primarily responsible for the worsening tragedy which will eventually hurt Burma badly.

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    They should take the Nobel Peace Prize from her. She is about anything but peace. She should be tried for war crime by a panel of independent but corrupt Sri Lankan Buddhist judges along with Wiratu and Gnansara.

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    This woman is a huge disappointment. She pretended to want democracy, and acted like she wanted human rights for all in Myanmar, while she was under house arrest, trying to gain sympathy from the world, and she has now become a racist, condoning the violence against the minority, by her silence and inaction, and seems to be cold heartedly ignoring the plight of innocent women and children, who are raped, and murdered, by the majority, and their violent military. Shame on her. She should return the Nobel peace prize, that was given to her, because she is far from what it represents.
    Shame on all the Western nations too, who keep sending aid to this nation, and who do absolutely nothing to stop the ethnic cleansing, and massacre of powerless human being. The Rohingya are the most persecuted in the world.
    The Rohingya has existed in that region from the 11th century, and should be given equal rights, not much to ask, from the 90 percent Buddhists. Instead, they are systemically being attacked, killed, and homes destroyed, by violent people, filled with hatred. Unfortunately, those who instigate, and lead the murderous mobs, wear saffron robes, disgracing the teachings of their own religion.

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    There is no question that Rohingya have suffered discrimination.

    However, it has now morphed into a Jihad. The jihad, fueled and funded by interested parties (US thru proxy Saudi Arabia) in order to destabilize Myanmar which getting into the Chinese Orbit.

    The playbook is very similar to the LTTE and Tamils. India funded and trained the LTTE, to destabilize Sri Lanka which was coming into the US orbit. Of course the SL govt compounded the problem e.g. 83 riots authored by JR.

    Hilmy you say There is ample evidence of ethnic cleansing with impunity, perpetrated by the military government, which amounts to genocide.

    So by the same logic, you also would say that the SL govt is guilty of ethnic cleansing and genocide of Tamils ?

    I would suggest you do a little more back ground reading on a complex issue without making statements based on a black or white view.

    For instance a lot of false news
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41123878

    Or a little more background on Rohingya’s
    https://gnxp.nofe.me/2017/09/03/rohingya-unmasking-complexity-in-a-world-we-want-simple

    https://gnxp.nofe.me/2017/09/06/burma-can-thank-the-british-for-its-current-mess/

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    Israel has refused to stop supplying arms to the Myanmar army, which human rights groups say is involved in the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims+ , saying, “the matter is clearly diplomatic”, reported online news portal Middle East Eye (MEE). Not just that, Israeli arms companies like TAR Ideal Concepts have even trained Myanmar’s special forces in Rakhine state where most of the violence against the Rohingya has taken place, added MEE. The weapons Israel has sold Myanmar include more than a 100 tanks, and weapons and boats used to police its border, said human rights groups and Burmese officials.———- Erdogan says Turkey will send 10,000 tonnes aid to Myanmar’s Rohingya——-
    Notably, the US and the European Union (EU) have an arms embargo on Myanmar. The US cites the International Religious Freedom Act and uses the embargo on countries that have “engaged in or tolerated particularly severe violations of religious freedom”.——–The EU’s embargo on Myanmar refers to the ban on sales of “equipment which might be used for internal repression”.————-In the latest bout of violence that began August 25, and that was triggered by an attack on Myanmar police posts, at least 400 Rohingya have been killed, and as many as 146,000 have made their way, starving and terrified,—– In January this year, following visits by Israeli officials to Myanmar and vice versa, to discuss arms deals, activists in Israel filed a petition urging their government to stop arms exports to Myanmar.——-Myan MAr govt is acting intelligently. the west is supporting both sides both directly and indirectly. Muslims countries are supporting rohingyas. I say Sri lanka should support Myanmar by giving what ever excess weapons and military training to Myanmar soldiers. Sri lankan govt should be proactive in that. rohingyan terrorists are fighting for a separate state to support the west. It is the muslims countries and the west and the muslim countries who should be concerned about it as they are supporting the terrorists. Sri lanka as a buddhist country should provide training to Myanmar get rid of terrorists.

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    The Buddha was such a tolerant non-violent person. But it seems his followers are not so tolerant.

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      Old Codger, the real face of Buddhist terror is found in Ashin Vitathu in Myanmar and Gnanasara in Sri Lanka. Do we need to say more about it?

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      o.c.
      Which followers of tolerant founders of faiths emulate the founders?
      The clergy who are supposed to spread the message are among the most provocative and intolerant.

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    Mr. Ahamed,
    You have failed to point out that most violence is against the Rohingys, who happen to be Muslims. There are plenty of Burmese Muslims who are treated better. So it is not an anti-Muslim issue, but an ethnic one.

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      Raman, I have not claimed it as a Muslim issue. I am talking about the Rohingya people. There are Hindus too who are affected in the rikhane state

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        Hilmy Ahmed: What percentage is hindus among Rohinguas. If they are Hindus why Saudi arabia is helping Rohingyas?

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    Glad you brought this up. It is genocide in its purest form and it is happening as we speak.

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    She was given just because she was against to the Corp and talking about her own political come. Nobel Committee even gave to Barack Obama the prize but Barack couldn’t realize yet why he was offered….!!!??? further recently the Peace Ward announced to a person who was jailed in China and was talking against China !!! and further former Israel prime minister was awarded the same for the killing of humans and after becoming PM also he did the same. So Noble Peace Award is just useless before and after…

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    Islamic nations especially the powerful Arab nations should take military action against the Myanmar government and security forces. Islamic nations have navies advanced enough to atleast blockade Myanmar. Shame on Thailand for just sitting by the side doing nothing.

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    Sharing a letter from Archbishop Tutu:

    My dear Aung San Su Kyi

    I am now elderly, decrepit and formally retired, but breaking my vow to remain silent on public affairs out of profound sadness about the plight of the Muslim minority in your country, the Rohingya.

    In my heart you are a dearly beloved younger sister. For years I had a photograph of you on my desk to remind me of the injustice and sacrifice you endured out of your love and commitment for Myanmar’s people. You symbolised righteousness. In 2010 we rejoiced at your freedom from house arrest, and in 2012 we celebrated your election as leader of the opposition.

    Your emergence into public life allayed our concerns about violence being perpetrated against members of the Rohingya. But what some have called ‘ethnic cleansing’ and others ‘a slow genocide’ has persisted – and recently accelerated. The images we are seeing of the suffering of the Rohingya fill us with pain and dread.

    We know that you know that human beings may look and worship differently – and some may have greater firepower than others – but none are superior and none inferior; that when you scratch the surface we are all the same, members of one family, the human family; that there are no natural differences between Buddhists and Muslims; and that whether we are Jews or Hindus, Christians or atheists, we are born to love, without prejudice. Discrimination doesn’t come naturally; it is taught.

    My dear sister: If the political price of your ascension to the highest office in Myanmar is your silence, the price is surely too steep. A country that is not at peace with itself, that fails to acknowledge and protect the dignity and worth of all its people, is not a free country.

    It is incongruous for a symbol of righteousness to lead such a country; it is adding to our pain.
    As we witness the unfolding horror we pray for you to be courageous and resilient again. We pray for you to speak out for justice, human rights and the unity of your people. We pray for you to intervene in the escalating crisis and guide your people back towards the path of righteousness again.
    God bless you.
    Love
    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. 7 September 2017

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      Thanks for sharing this with us, Prof. Sarvan.

      I hope that readers will understand that although you are not in the best of health you are doing so much for ALL of us.

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    This may have come very late to the writer, but the Nobel Peace prize became a satire the day it was awarded to the war criminal Henry Kisinger, the world knows what he did in south east Asia region. And all recipients after that are war mongers, or dissidents championed by the west.

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    Why UN remain only a witness?

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      F….k the UN. They have never saved lives. They only side butchers to massacre innocents

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    Another brutal war on innocent rohingya muslims by a despotic barbaric regime led by saffron robed morons. A war without witness just like our nandikadal massacre

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    When these so called Muslims become the minority they cry and shout too much ..what about minorities in Pakistan ..Bangladesh ,Malaysia? Temples are being burned, looted forced conversion to Islam which has no place in modern society, forced marriages to Muslims, killings no one care.
    Where is the guardian of Islam the Saudi Arabia?
    Why cant they take all these Rohingyas?
    They won’t because all Asian Muslima are converted Hindus.
    We have seen many pictures like what happing in Burma in Eastern province in SL where Muslims looted, burned,temple and homes of Tamils and butchered Tamils with Sinhala Army.
    Still, Muslims in the East loot destroy Hindu temples and grab lands own by Tamils.
    These Rohingya Muslims are not Burmese ..they all went from then East Pakistan area during British time and multiplied like bacteria and today challenge Burmese with Saudi and Qatar money.
    I can’t stop laughing about the concern of UN about these Rohingas the same UN and western governments looked another side when Tamil minority here butchered in 2009 May.
    A real double standard human right practice.
    The best is let the guardian of Islam Saudis take all these Rohingyas and settle them in their land of milk and honey.
    Soon Bangladesh Muslims will flock in western countries saying they are Rohingyas and cry for asylum one’s disaster is another one opportunity and Muslims and masters in this.
    Why can’t people in Kattankudy Caliphate go to the sea and bring these Rohingyas and settle among them?
    What Nobel prize has to do with this issue?

    Cheers

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      The deadly attacks on Border Guard Police (BGP) bases in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State on 9 October 2016 and the days following, and a serious escalation on 12 November when a senior army officer was killed, signify the emergence of a new Muslim insurgency there. The current violence is qualitatively different from anything in recent decades, seriously threatens the prospects of stability and development in the state and has serious implications for Myanmar as a whole. The government faces a huge challenge in calibrating and integrating its political, policy and security responses to ensure that violence does not escalate and intercommunal tensions are kept under control. It requires also taking due account of the grievances and fears of Rakhine Buddhists.

      Well said

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    We see a repeat of Buddhist fascism. The rhetoric is similar. The brush of terrorism is used to tar the Rohingyas and after the taint, their killing becomes justified. The news become, taking a leaf from Trump, “fake news” that the Muslims are getting butchered. We have seen these techniques before. We must stop fascism. We must reject it wherever it appears, first of all in our own country and then elsewhere. The links between the monster in robes, Wiratu and Gnanasara, have been clear for a long time. It would result in fascism if Buddhist priests or priests of any religion are allowed to play politics. They must be Buddhists and avoid the lust of power and politics.

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    Cholan,

    Which world are you living.
    Who are the Rohingya?
    Described as the world’s most persecuted people, 1.1 million Rohingya people live in Myanmar. They live predominately in Rakhine state, where they have co-existed uneasily alongside Buddhists for decades.

    Rohingya people say they are descendants of Muslims, perhaps Persian and Arab traders, who came to Myanmar generations ago. Unlike the Buddhist community, they speak a language similar to the Bengali dialect of Chittagong in Bangladesh.

    The Rohingya are reviled by many in Myanmar as illegal immigrants and they suffer from systematic discrimination. The Myanmar government treats them as stateless people, denying them citizenship. Stringent restrictions have been placed on Rohingya people’s freedom of movement, access to medical assistance, education and other basic services.
    cont……

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      @Tariq Aziz
      same question to you which world you are living?
      Look at the face of this Rohingyas are they resemble Arabs or Persians?
      You all here like are converted Tamil Hindus but always love to say about your fake Arab connection.
      Do you know once today’s Bangladesh was a Hindu country?
      Do you know historians in today’s Bangladesh agree on they Dravidian origin from today’s South India?
      Burmese are Mongolian origin and even there are Burmese Muslims MPs in the parliament there.Do you know this?
      Neither you or Rohingyas have not an ounce of Arab connection.
      Also, there are over 1.5 Million Hindu Tamils are living in Myanmar also are stateless but they have no problem why?
      There are over 1000 Hindu temples in Myanmar..even villages with pure Tamil name but no problem.
      It is all created by your guardian of pure Islam Saudis and modern rich thug Qatar and these poor Rohingyas are suffering.
      One day people of Caliphate Kattankudy will float in the mid sea and Arabs won’t even look at your side.
      Cheers

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        Cholan,

        You are the face of Buddhist terror
        How pathetic when innocent women and children get massacred

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          @Tariq Aziz

          He He He
          There are a daily butchering of Hindus in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Malaysia..is this not pathetic?
          To this day 100s of Hindu priests were slaughtered by Muslims in Bangladesh not pathetic?
          Hundreds of Tamils in the East of this country were massacred, raped and butchered by your Muslims home guards not pathetic?
          When something happened to Quran readers it is human rights no such word exist in this fanatic religion.
          What funny world.
          it is the Saudis who are responsible for the misery of these Muslims all converted Hindus ..already Saudi money play hell in Maldives and Malaysia.
          West should send back Arab nations prior to 1935 then all problem will vanish
          Iranians in The Netherlands are now converting to Christianity. at last these people have opened their eyes.
          Cheers

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      Tariq Aziz,

      Myanmar has done a sensible thing by denying citizenship to aliens. In Sri Lanka, King Senerath made a big blunder by allowing Muslims who were persecuted by Portuguese to settle down in interior parts of the country. Now the descendants of those who were allowed to settle down in the Eastern part of the country have started claiming that it is their territory and are destroying Sinhala Buddhist archeological sites and putting up mosques on top of them.

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      They are not descended from Arabs or Persians , what a stupid claim , even they do not claim this . Low caste Indian immigrant Tamil Hindu converted Sri Lankan Muslims want to claim Arab/Persian origin to every subcontinental Muslim community , even when these communities claim these origins , to justify their fake claim to a Arab/Persian origin and hide their actual low caste Tamil Hindu converted origin. Arabs and Persians never went to this land locked remote regions. The Rohingya have the typical look of Bengalis living in the extreme east of their land. Dravidian Indian mixed with Burmese Mongolian. Their language is a dialect of Bengali. More precisely a dialect the Bengali spoken around the Chittagong regions of Bangladesh. They have been in their current homelands for centuries and have no right to be treated like this and every right thinking person should condemn what is happening to them , and not confuse it with the ISIS/Taliban issue or the nasty crafty backstabbing fake Arab Indian origin Tamil Sri Lankan Muslims who were partners with the Sinhalese establishment and racists in the Sri Lankan Tamil genocide and are still ethnically cleansing Tamils in the east. A few Rohingya through desperation may be getting exploited by Western Asian Islamic extremists to take up to arms, however is the world wisely intervenes their plight will not become what happened to the Sri Lankan Tamils at the hands of Sinhalese extremist and fake Arab low caste immigrant Indian Tamil Hindu convert Sri Lankan Muslim opportunists , who only come here and selectively crow about anything happening to Muslims but keep quite when Muslims kill and discriminate.

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        Here goes the voice of Manu:
        “Low caste Indian immigrant Tamil Hindu converted Sri Lankan Muslims”.
        *
        What bigotry!
        Sadly there are ‘learned’ apologists for such crass conduct.

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    What has been happening to them?
    Violence broke out in northern Rakhine state on 25 August when militants attacked government forces. In response, security forces supported by Buddhist militia launched a “clearance operation”.
    Refugees have spoken of massacres in villages, where they say soldiers raided and burned their homes. The government claims the Rohingya have burned their own homes and killed Buddhists and Hindus, a claim repeated by some residents.

    Aid agencies have warned of a growing humanitarian crisis in overstretched border camps and of the dangers facing Rohingya people trapped in conflict zones.

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    How many have been killed, injured or forced to flee?

    The military has reported that 400 people have been killed in the violence. The UN says 123,000 people have fled to Bangladesh. Those who have made it to the border have walked for days, hiding in jungles and crossing mountains and rivers. Many are sick and some have bullet wounds.

    More than 30,000 Rohingya are estimated to have sought shelter in the refugee camps of Kutupalong and Nayapara in Bangladesh, which are now believed to be full. Many others are living in makeshift sites and local villages. An unknown number could still be stranded in a narrow strip of no man’s land that separates the two countries, where access to aid is limited. Around 400,000 stateless Rohingya people are thought to be trapped in conflict zones.

    On Tuesday the UNHCR, the UN’s refugee agency, said it was “gravely concerned” about the continuing conflict and about reports that civilians had died while seeking safety. On Monday the UN said its aid agencies had been blocked from supplying life-saving supplies such as food, water and medicine to thousands of civilians in northern Rakhine state.

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    Jim Shitty,

    We swear there will be an Earthquake of retaliation!

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    To Cholan and Jim Softy.

    So you are getting advice from the Nandikadal Butcher and passing it over to Aung San.

    The retaliation is coming and the blood of our beloved people will not go in vain. We will be happy to hear the news when our fighters succeed and get revenge for their blood.

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      You Islamic infidel, see above what Shyam Razak has stated correctly comparing what is happening to Rohingyas is the same that happened to Tamils. Where were you all this time when Muslim butchers were committing murder and ethnic cleansing of Tamils in eastern province. This has been corroborated by the chief Buddhist priest in Batticlaoa who wants this injustice corrected. There are several Buddhists in Burma who are condemning the atrocities there, while even now not a single Muslim has condemned the violence committed by Muslims on Tamils in eastern province. You are letting the truth that there are Islamic terrorists in Burma who are creating trouble to Buddhists, who will get rid off all these infidels. Do not try your nonsense with Buddhists like what you did to helpless Tamils.

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      you muslims because you all are religious fanatic – barbarians you think you are invinsible. I appreiciate Isreal for what they are doing to you as well as to Saudi Arabia which acts like Velupillai pabakaran who killed Tamils. The same way, you guys kill muslims. Way to go. YOur own cult is to be blamed.

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      @ Tariq Aziz

      Fighters ?????
      Even your Allah couldn’t help Saddam Hussain, Khadafi and Bin Laden.
      Don’t worry in Bangladesh Muslims are expanding like pigs .. even poorest Muslim man has got 8 children.so they can take entire Rohingyas.
      Why don’t you ride on a camel ..with a sword in one hand and green flag in another hand and fight with Myanmar Army?.
      You fool when an imam read a stone age book called Quran idiot Rohingyas..with Saudi money challenging Myanmar state …do you think they will keep quiet?
      Keep your stone age religion inside your mosque …this is a modern world there is no place for Islam.
      BTW Tariq Aziz is an Iraqi name better changed to Tariq Thambi.
      Cheers

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    One common factor among ( Myanmar, Thailand & Sri Lanka ) is Thereavada.
    SL is the cradle of Theravada.
    SL has produced Rajapakses, & Thailand Shinawatras. What is wrong in Aung San Suu Kye try to emulate them.
    In the 3 countries Maha Sangha bless them and support them all the way.
    The result is a new version of peace.
    What is it called ? Like DJ ‘s version of patriotism ie “smart patriotism” this is is called “smart peace” by Aung San Suu Kye.

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      One common theme across ALL terrorist groups is Sunni Islam.

      Do I need to say more?

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    I write with heavy heart, and with memories of those long dark days when you were under house arrest. We admired your calm demeanour under pressure and your impressive eloquence fighting your corner. I remember standing outside your besieged home, and feeling the energy of the many gathered there to support you.

    And now! How can you stay silent when the evidence is quite clear that something near genocide is taking place under your watch? You have twisted and turned and wriggled out of any action, even condemnation.

    Once upon a time you were hope; now you only epitomise despair.

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    Once again the Trinitian ONLY and ONLY speaks of his ethnic muslim issues. WHAT THE FUCK MAN? where the HELL were you when ISIS WAHABI islamists are killing Shias, Raping Yazidi, blowing up bombs and when Taleban forces women to stop education in 4th grade? Where were you when Saudis behead people for being gay? You are a closet fanatic pretending to be rational. In one way you are more dangerous that Farouk the rabid anti semite. You are English speaking Tamilian Muslim from Trinity. You need to do better than raising selective issues. I never saw you write about the problems in Pakistan where terrorist MUSLIM WAHABI Sunnis are blowing up mosques. FACT: More muslims have died at the hands of Wahabi Muslims than Rohingya in Burma. Shias are apostates for your wahabi sunni fanatics. They are the latest reincarnation of fascism with a muslim face. They cannot integrate in secular society. They are ruining good Christian democracies like Norway, Sweden and Denmark now. STOP this one sided crap. First write like Izzeth did to expose ISIS and condemn wahabism shit spreading in Ceylon too. Otherwise you become a clown like Farouk the racist.

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    Bruality of Saudi forces in Yemen will make Hitler look like a boyscout
    Brutality of ISIS wahabists will make Admiral Tojo an Imam
    Stop your use of ludicrous shit. Hitler had a final solution that resulted in the murder of 6million jews, 23 million Soviets, (slavic people were considered sub-human). What is happening in Burma is bad but please do not insult humanity and our intelligence with your hyperbole. You are insulting us. Owa gihing kiyapung booruwonta.

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    https://www.crisisgroup.org/asia/south-east-asia/myanmar/283-myanmar-new-muslim-insurgency-rakhine-state

    The deadly attacks on Border Guard Police (BGP) bases in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State on 9 October 2016 and the days following, and a serious escalation on 12 November when a senior army officer was killed, signify the emergence of a new Muslim insurgency there. The current violence is qualitatively different from anything in recent decades, seriously threatens the prospects of stability and development in the state and has serious implications for Myanmar as a whole. The government faces a huge challenge in calibrating and integrating its political, policy and security responses to ensure that violence does not escalate and intercommunal tensions are kept under control. It requires also taking due account of the grievances and fears of Rakhine Buddhists.

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