Top-level UN team arrives in Myanmar for Rohingya probe

28 minutes ago NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Members of a U.N. Security Council team probing Myanmar’s crisis over its ethnic Rohingya Muslim minority arrived in the country’s capital on Monday after a visit to Bangladesh, where about 700,000 Rohingya who fled military-led violence live in refugee camps. The U.N. delegation will meet Myanmar’s top leader, […]

Mr Sultan Mahmud and Statehood of Arakan : By Amn Ullah

Mr Sultan Mahmud and Statehood of Arakan : By Amn Ullah “If two brothers cannot live together they must live apart independently of each other”. Sultan Mahmud Sultan Mahmud was a prominent leader of Burma and Muslims of Arakan. He was born and brought up at Akyab and educated at Calcutta. Mr. Sultan Mahmud was […]

The Traditional Demand of the Rohingya of North Arakan (2) by Aman Ullah

The Demands of of Jamiatul Ulama and Its Achivement By Aman Ullah Jamiatul Ulama in North Arakan, the first Political Organization of Rohingya, was established in 1932 under the leadership of Moulana Abdus Subhan Mazaheri. Moulan Habibur Rahman. Moulana Amir Hamza, mufti Saeedur Rahman, Moulana Sayed Azeem, Moulana Sultan Ahmad, Moulana Abdush Shakur and Moulana […]

A reply to Mr. Derek Tonkin by U Kyaw Min Ex CRPP

This article is a revised version of an earlier post in response to Mr. Derek Tonkin. Obliterating, distorting real facts, specially in regard of human society, is neither virtuous nor ethical.  Taking advantage from the vulnerability of a persecuted community is morally a sin. Rohingya whom Mr Derek Tonkin once wrote as illegal immigrant, now […]


Both Dereek Tonkin and Dr.J.Leider, long serving dictators and racial extremists in Myanmar, have tried to obliterate Rohingya identity. Nowadays, their effort to refute the authenticity of Rohingya identity reached International level as Oxford University Press’s Asian History Unit commissioned Dr.J Lieder to write a reference article on the Rohingya. Here what we must know […]

Kofi Annan and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)

By Aman Ullah “The sovereignty of States must no longer be used as a shield for gross violations of human rights”. Kofi Annan Until terrorism overwhelmed international attention after 11 September 2001, the really big issue in international relations – the one that must have launched a thousand Ph.Ds – was the ‘‘right of humanitarian […]

Pope Francis leaves Rohingya out of ‘message of peace’

By Coconuts Yangon Nov. 28, 2017 Pope Francis delivers a “message of peace” in Naypyidaw on November 28, 2017. Pope Francis refrained from addressing the Rohingya refugee crisis head-on during his speech to diplomats in Naypyidaw this afternoon, keeping in line with the advice with local Catholic leaders. Peace can only be achieved through “justice […]