Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar’

Despite int’l sanctions, Myanmar officials attend Tel Aviv weapons expo

Israel continues to supply arms and training to the regime in Myanmar, despite its genocide against the Rohingya people. Myanmar military representatives at the ISDEF 2019 expo in Tel Aviv on June 4, 2019. Representatives of Myanmar’s military attended Israel’s largest, government-supported security and weapons conference in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. The officials arrived […]

Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison

Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar who had been jailed for exposing a massacre of Rohingya were freed early Tuesday after spending more than 500 days in prison. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were among 6,520 inmates released under a third round of pardons by President Win Myint to celebrate the traditional New […]

More than 50 believed killed when mound of tailings collapses at Myanmar jade mine

   More than 50 people were feared to have been killed in Myanmar when jade miners and machinery were buried under a mound of tailings late on Monday, a member of parliament and a rescue worker said. Three bodies had been pulled from the debris, Tin Soe, a lawmaker representing the jade-rich Hpakant area of […]

Myanmar, Gas and the Soros-Funded Explosion of A Nation State.

Early 2012 violent clashes between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhists broke out in Myanmar´s Rakhine State which is bordering to Bangladesh. In 2011 Myanmar ended 49 years of military rule. It is slowly implementing political, social, legal and economical reforms. It has been troubled by supposed ethnic conflicts for decades; Remnants of the British Divide and […]

Israel aids genocidal Myanmar while urging the world to remember the Holocaust

With no morals, Israeli occupation state, which urge the world to remember the Holocaust, support Myanmar in carrying out Holocaust against the Rohingya ethnic group. Israel does not owe its existence to the genocide of the Jews during the Second World War but, without a doubt, the Holocaust played a significant role in speeding up […]

US “Investigates” Genocide in Myanmar, Commits Genocide in Yemen

US “Investigates” Genocide in Myanmar, Commits Genocide in Yemen Joseph Thomas – NEO) – Rarely is US hypocrisy so cynical and overt as a recent US State Department investigation into ongoing violence in Myanmar, all while the US continues its full spectrum support of Saudi Arabia’s genocidal war on Yemen. In addition to Washington’s […]

US "Investigates" Genocide in Myanmar, Commits Genocide in Yemen

October 12, 2018 (Joseph Thomas – NEO) – Rarely is US hypocrisy so cynical and overt as a recent US State Department investigation into ongoing violence in Myanmar, all while the US continues its full spectrum support of Saudi Arabia’s genocidal war on Yemen. In addition to Washington’s role in Yemen, the US […]

Dam breach in Bago region of Myanmar forces 50,000 to evacuate

     Monsoon rains have caused a dam in Myanmar to overflow, inundating the nearby township of Swar and surrounding villages in Bago region. At least 50,000 people are thought to have evacuated their homes after the Swar irrigation dam was breached during the early hours of 29 August, 2018, according to Reuters. Images on social […]

Five dead, nearly 100,000 displaced by floods in Myanmar (Burma)

     At least five people have been killed and over 95,000 people have been forced to flee their homes by widespread flooding in seven states and regions during the past week, the Disaster Management Department said. It said two people died in the floods in Magwe, and one each in Tanintharyi, Bago and Nay Pyi […]

The Rohingya, Facing Turmoil in Exile, Welcomed Back to Myanmar With Words but Not Action

The English-language Bangkok Post reported on May 5 that the Rohingya refugees who return to Myanmar will be safe, according to the military there, as long as they stay confined to the camps being set up for them. Myanmar’s current commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, told a visiting delegation from the UN Security […]

Rohingya to be safe in areas ‘designated’ for them: Myanmar army chief

“There is no need to be worried about their security if they stay in the areas designated for them,” Senior General Min Aung Hlaing told a United Nations delegation last week, according to a readout of the meeting posted on his official Facebook page on Saturday. The military official, who controls all security matters in […]

Myanmar’s 71-year-old President Htin Kyaw resigns

nsnbc : Myanmar’s 71-year-old President Htin Kyaw announced Wednesday that he would retire. His retirement puts a representative of the country’s military at least temporarily in […]

UN: Myanmar continuing ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Rohingya

More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since its military launched a bloody campaign against them across the western Rakhine State following a number of alleged attacks on security checkpoints on August 25 last year. The refugees have settled at squalid camps in a region in Bangladesh known as Cox’s Bazar. There, they have been […]

‘Whitewashing’ Genocide in Myanmar

Although the genocide of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar has gathered greater media attention in recent months, there is no indication that the international community is prepared to act in any meaningful way, thus leaving hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees stranded in border camps between Myanmar and Bangladesh. While top United Nations officials are […]

UN Human Rights Commissioner Points to Genocide of Rohingya in Myanmar

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, says “You cannot rule out the possibility that acts of genocide have been committed” against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Around 650,000 have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh since August where most have no other option than to remain in refugee camps at the Bangladesh border, […]

Genocide: 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar only in one month: MSF

The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders says at least 6,700 members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group were killed in state-sponsored violence in Myanmar only in a period of one month beginning on August 25. The announcement was made by Doctors Without Borders, also known by its French acronym MSF, on Thursday. “At […]

Balkanisation, Myanmar and the US “Pivot to Asia” directed against China

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Thousands in Myanmar march in support of military: Tillerson’s blind spot and Islamist insurgents

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Several thousand people marched in the streets of Yangon on Sunday to express their support for Myanmar’s military and to […]

US May Finally Acknowledge Myanmar’s Ethnic Cleansing Of Rohingya

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials are preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare that “ethnic cleansing” is occurring against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims. That assessment would raise pressure on the Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers to consider new sanctions on a country that had been lauded for its democratic transition. Tillerson could […]

Myanmar shows off its Israeli weapons

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 23 October 2017 An Israeli-made Super Dvora Mk III gunboat recently acquired by the Myanmar navy. (Myanmar Navy) Myanmar has been showing off its new gunboats, confirming that Israel is supplying the country with weapons in spite of official secrecy around the matter. The Tel Aviv newspaper Haaretz highlighted photos […]

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