Dhaka urged to aid Burma refugees

Dhaka urged to aid Burma refugees

Most Rohingya refugees have returned to Burma

Most Rohingya refugees have returned to Burma

The United Nations refugee agency has asked Bangladesh to move more than 6,000 Burmese nationals living on a tidal island to a safer place.

The appeal came after a mission of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and European Commission found the Rohingya ethnic group in “squalid” conditions.

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Agents exploit boat people misery

Agents exploit boat people misery

Sanjib Roy)
While some migrants have been rescued, it’s feared many are dead

Relatives of illegal migrants who made ill-fated boat journeys from Bangladesh to Thailand say agents who arranged the trips are still trying to exploit them.

Family members contacted by telephone said the agents claimed the migrants were in jail in Thailand and wanted money to get them out.

The Thai military allegedly forced the migrants’ boats back into the sea and set them adrift. Hundreds were rescued off India and Indonesia but hundreds more are still missing. The Thai army has officially denied forcing any of them to return.

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Burma’s forgotten Rohingya

Burma’s forgotten Rohingya

They have been called one of the world’s most persecuted people. Some argue that they are also one of the most forgotten.

Refugee at Kutupalong

Thousands of Rohingya fled Burma for Bangladesh in 1992

The Rohingya people of western Burma’s Arakan State are forbidden from marrying or travelling without permission and have no legal right to own land or property.

Not only that but even though groups of them have been living in Burma for hundreds of years, they are also denied citizenship by the country’s military government.

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Thailand defies UN over migrants

Thailand defies UN over migrants

Thailand says 126 asylum-seekers from the Burmese Rohingya minority who were detained by the military a week ago have been sent back out to sea.

The UN Refugee Agency asked to see the detainees three days ago, but never received a response.

Last month almost 1,000 Rohingyas were detained and then towed out to sea by Thai security forces in boats with little food and no motors.

Hundreds of survivors have been rescued, but hundreds more are missing.

Less than a month after taking office the new Thai government is struggling to manage a public relations disaster caused by the treatment meted out by Thai military units to Rohingya boat people last month.

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Thailand’s deadly treatment of migrants

Thailand’s deadly treatment of migrants

The migrants tell of secretive, brutal treatment by Thai security services

The migrants tell of secretive, brutal treatment by Thai security services

A shocking story is unfolding in Thailand. Migrants and refugees who turn up on its shores have testified that they are being sent back to sea in boats without engines, their hands tied, left to their fate.

Hundreds are thought to have suffered this treatment – among them many Rohingya people of western Burma – and many have died. The BBC’s Jonathan Head in Bangkok has been investigating what has been happening.

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Thais ‘leave boat people to die’

Thais ‘leave boat people to die’

Dehydrated Bangladeshi immigrant after being rescued by the Indian coast guard

Thai navy)

Thailand has been accused of mistreating the illegal immigrants (Photo: Thai navy)

Thai soldiers are detaining illegal migrants from Bangladesh and Burma and forcing them back out to sea in boats without engines, survivors say.

Survivors say their hands were tied and they were towed out to sea with little or no food or water.

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Survivor’s ordeal on Andaman Sea

Survivor’s ordeal on Andaman Sea

Sanjib Roy)Mohammed wants to avoid detailed identification as that could mean trouble when India sends him back to his native Arakan province in Burma. So he avoids cameras.

This poor 22-year-old Rohingya Muslim from a village near Buthidaung, in Arakan province, is desperate for a new way of life – and is therefore easy prey for dubious agents who put them on the risky boat voyage to Thailand with a promise of work and good money.

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Peter Schiff, the guru who predicted that the recent global recession is coming

 

Peter Schiff, the guru who predicted that

the recent global recession is coming

 

Born Peter David Schiff
Residence DarienConnecticut
Occupation Stock broker, investment adviser, author, economist.
Employer Euro Pacific Capital
Website             www.europac.net

Peter David Schiff (born 1964)[1] is an American economic commentator, author and licencedstock broker who currently serves as president of Euro Pacific Capital Inc., a fully accreditedbrokerage firm based in Darien, Connecticut.[2]

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The plights of Tamils and Burmese Muslim Rohingyas in the hands of Buddhists are ignored by Muslim countries

The plights of Tamils and Burmese Muslim Rohingyas

in the hands of Buddhists are ignored by Muslim countries

COMMENTS: Tamil and Burmese Muslim Rohingyas are dying in the Buddhists countries, Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. ‘Islamic’ countries shamelessly closed their mouths shut. The shouting and protest against Israel and USA, and the tears for the Palestinians  made them hypocrites because of their RACIAL DISCRIMINATIONS.

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Exclusive Rohingya Rescue

Al Jazeera:Thai admits Rohingya set adrift

 Thai naval officer has confirmed claims that ethnic Rohingya boat people from Myanmar, detained along Thailand’s south-western coast, have been taken back out to sea and set adrift.

The naval officer, who declined to be identified, told Al Jazeera: “We have to take the engines off the boats or they will come back.

“The wind will carry them to India or somewhere.”

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How to Profit from the present Economic Collapse

How to Profit from the present Economic Collapse

 

Since closing the gold window in 1971, the Fed’s inflation of the money supply has been tempered somewhat by the unique position of the United States; foreigners, especially other governments, were willing to accumulate large reserves of dollar-denominated assets.

But once the illusion is broken, the game will be over. The only thing that buoys a fiat currency’s market value is the widespread belief in its future market value. Once that belief is questioned, the green pieces of paper can become worthless.

Schiff is president of Euro Pacific Capital, a broker-dealer specializing in foreign markets. He is very well read in Austrian economics, and his pessimistic analyses on CNBC and other outlets have earned him the nickname “Dr. Doom.” 

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Over spending on credit triggers the present recession

 

Over spending on credit triggers the present recession

As he outlined in 2007 in his first book, “Crash Proof: How to Profit From the Coming Economic Collapse”, Schiff believes that the US economy has become dangerously and unsustainably dependent on consumption – fuelled by trillions of dollars borrowed mainly from Asian countries like Japan and China.

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Israel’s political and military leaders should be pulled to the ICC or tribunal for ordering and protecting the Israel soldiers to commit war crimes

Israel’s political and military leaders should be pulled to the ICC

or tribunal for ordering and protecting

the Israel soldiers to commit war crimes

Israel promises troops legal backing  over Gaza war

Comment: UN should seriously consider _

  1. pulling the Israel cabinet ministers starting from the PM, Defence Minister and Military top commanders for War Crimes as they had ordered to start the Gazar invasion, accumalating and providing the weapons and now protecting by all possible ways.
  2. Indicting Myanmar SPDC generals for Human Right violations, crime against Humanity and Racial and Religious Discriminations
  3. And should condemn some ASEAN leaders for racial discrimination in treating the Myanmar/Burmese migrants differently from other foreigners in similar conditions and for protecting the criminal SPDC generals diplomatically every where.
  4. Actually  in our eyes, ASEAN leaders are at the same status as the persons they are condemning, USA leaders who are always protecting Israel every where.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – International calls to investigate Israel over alleged war crimes in the Gaza Strip prompted Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Sunday to promise military personnel state protection from foreign prosecution.

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