Interview

Myanmar movie star buries the dead: ရခိိိုင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာမူစလင္ရွိေၾကာင္း CNN အင္တာဗ်ဴးတြင္ ရုုပ္ရွင္ အကယ္ဒမီ ဦးေက်ာ္သူ ေျပာ၊

By Hilary Whiteman, CNN June 12, 2013 — Updated 2155 GMT (0555 HKT) Kyaw Thu turned his back on the film industry after seeing a need in Myanmar for burial services for the poor. He co-founded the Free Funeral Service Society in 2001. HIDE CAPTION Message to Myanmar: ‘Please be united’ Yangon, Myanmar (CNN) — […]

Myanmar president: No plans to amend the 1982 Citizenship Law

Myanmar President Thein Sein (Photo: Cihan) 16 July 2013 /KATE O’SULLİVAN, LONDON HE Thein Sein, President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, speaking at Chatham House, London yesterday (June 15th) said: “There is currently no proposal to amend the 1982 [Citizenship] law and the parliament does not have any plan, as yet.” The […]

Will Myanmar’s Extermination Campaign Ever End? Dr Habib Siddiqui

Will Myanmar’s Extermination Campaign Ever End? In spite of decades-long campaign to eliminate the Muslim minorities of Myanmar, they are still there. It is not the Rohingya Muslims alone, there are Kaman Muslims, there are Karen Muslims, and there are Shan Muslims, there are Panthay Muslims and many others who call Myanmar their home. Rohingyas […]

အၾကမ္းဖက္ ခံရသူေတြအေပၚ အကာအကြယ္ အေထာက္အပံ့ေတြ ေပးဖို႔

“ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္း ျဖစ္ပြါးခဲ့တဲ့ ဘာသာေရးနဲ႔ လူမ်ဳိးေရးအရ လူနည္းစုမ်ားအေပၚ လူအုပ္စုနဲ႔ အၾကမ္းဖက္ တိုက္ခိုက္ခဲ့ျခင္းမ်ားအေပၚ က်ေနာ္တု႔ိ စိုးရိမ္ပူပန္မႈရွိဆဲ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ အလားတူ အၾကမ္းဖက္မႈေတြ ထပ္မံ မေပၚေပါက္ေစေရးအတြက္ သင့္တင့္ ေလ်ာ္ကန္တဲ့ ေျခလွမ္းေတြ လွမ္းပါရန္လည္း ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအစိုးရကို က်ေနာ္တို႔ ဆက္လက္ေတာင္း ဆိုပါတယ္။ အၾကမ္းဖက္ ခံရသူေတြအေပၚ အကာအကြယ္ အေထာက္အပံ့ေတြ ေပးဖို႔၊ ျပည္တြင္း ေရႊ႕ေျပာင္း ဒုကၡသည္ေတြနဲ႔ အျခား အလားတူ လိုအပ္ေနေသာသူေတြဆီ လူသားခ်င္း စာနာတဲ့ အကူအညီ အေထာက္အပ့ံေတြ ပံုမွန္ အဆီးအတားမရွိ အခ်ိန္မီ ေရာက္ရွိေစရန္ အတြက္လည္း ေတာင္းဆိုပါတယ္” ဟု အေမရိကန္ ႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး ဝန္ႀကီးဌာန ေျပာေရး ဆိုခြင့္ရွိသူ ပက္ထရစ္ ဗင္ထရဲလ္ (Patrick Ventrell) က […]

Interview with a Muslim who attended 969 training

Myanmar News 1st May 2013 M-Media Khun Thihan 969 logo Last week, I talked to a Muslim man in a southern state of Myanmar who ended up at an event related to the 969 movement in early April. He was standing at a betel shop with a few other Buddhists. One person told them to […]

BROUK President Tun Khin Interview on HRW Report “All You Can Do is Pray”

Friday, April 26, 2013  Activities, BROUK RB News April 26, 2013 Ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity have been committed against Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya people, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW), a New York-based nongovernmental organisation. According to the report released on Monday, entitled All You Can Do is Pray, more […]

Q&A: Boat expert helps UNHCR reach needy on Myanmar’s west coast

Boat consultant Bo Colomby with one of 16 boats used by UNHCR in Rakhine state. (Photo – UNHCR/V.Tan) UNHCR January 14, 2013 MAUNGDAW, Myanmar – Nestled in the backwaters of western Myanmar, Rakhine state was thrust into the public spotlight when inter-communal violence broke out six months ago. The UN refugee agency has been working […]