BBC: The Burmese monks who preach intolerance against Muslim Rohingyas

RFA:ေဒါက္တာထြန္းေအာင္ကို ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၁၂ ႏွစ္ က်ခံေစရန္ အမိန္႔ခ်မွတ္

ၿပီးခဲ့တဲ့ဇြန္လက ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ အတြင္း ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့တဲ့ ပဋိပကၡေတြနဲ႔ပတ္သက္ၿပီး အာဏာပိုင္ေတြက အမႈ ၅ မႈနဲ႔ဖမ္းဆီးထိန္းသိမ္းခဲ့တဲ့ ေဒါက္တာထြန္းေအာင္(ေခၚ) ႏုရာဟက္ကို စစ္ေတြခရိုင္ တရားရံုးက အလုပ္နဲ႔ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၁၂ ႏွစ္ က်ခံေစဖို႔ မေန႔က အၿပီးသတ္ အမိန္႔ ခ်မွတ္လိုက္ပါတယ္။

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Obama visit to Burma receives a mixed reaction

Obama speech at University of Yangon – DVB Live

U.S President Obama arrival in Burma – DVB Live

washingtonpost.com: Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar security forces of supporting some anti-Muslim attacks

The U.N. has called the Rohingya — who are widely reviled by the Buddhist majority in Myanmar — among the most persecuted people on Earth.

Myanmar denies the Rohingya citizenship, even though many of their families have lived in Myanmar for generations. The government considers them to be illegal migrants from Bangladesh, but Bangladesh also rejects them, rendering them stateless.

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Reforms in Myanmar: Challenges and prospects

Myanmar’s reforms are more about the interests and longevity of the country’s military than about public welfare.

In a week’s time, US President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Asia’s – and perhaps the world’s – hottest destination: Myanmar. He should “see” the ugly realities of the country’s reforms that lie just beneath their surface and hear the cries of the wretched of Myanmar, such as the Muslim Rohingya and the Christian Kachins.

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VOA: အိုဘားမား ျမန္မာခရီးစဥ္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအဖဲြ႔ေတြ ကန္႔ကြက္

အေမရိကန္သမၼတ တဦးအေနနဲ႔ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံကို လာမယ့္ ခရီးစဥ္အတြင္း သမၼတ အိုဘားမား ဟာ ႏိုင္ငံအႀကီးအကဲေတြနဲ႔ ေတြ႔ဆံုမွာျဖစ္သလို ျမန္မာလူထုကိုလည္း မိန္႔ခြန္းေျပာဆိုဖို႔ ရိွေန ပါတယ္။ နာရီပိုင္းပဲ ၾကာမယ့္ ခရီးစဥ္အတြင္း ရန္ကုန္မွာပဲ ေတြ႔ဆံုမႈေတြကို ျပဳလုပ္မယ္လို႔ သိရပါ တယ္။ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအဖဲြ႔ေတြကေတာ့ ဒီခရီးစဥ္ဟာ မျဖစ္သင့္ဘူးလို႔ ကန္႔ကြက္ေနၾကတုန္းပါ။ ဒီ ခရီးစဥ္အေျခအေနနဲ႔ပတ္သက္လို႔ စံုစမ္းေမးျမန္းထားတာေတြကို ကိုသားညြန္႔ဦးက တင္ျပေပးထားပါတယ္။

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Ethnic cleansing in Burma?

BBC:UN ‘failed Sri Lanka civilians’, says internal probe

By Lyse Doucet

Chief International Correspondent, BBC News

The United Nations failed in its mandate to protect civilians in the last months of Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war, a leaked draft of a highly critical internal UN report says.

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Special Report – Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims

By Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall

PAIK THAY, Myanmar | Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:14pm GMT

(Reuters) – On a hot Sunday night in a remote Myanmar village, Tun Naing punched his wife and unleashed hell.

She wanted rice for their three children. He said they couldn’t afford it. Apartheid-like restrictions had prevented Muslims like Tun Naing from working for Buddhists here in Rakhine State along Myanmar’s western border, costing the 38-year-old metalworker his job.

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ရခုိင္- ႐ုိဟင္ဂ်ာအဓိက႐ုန္း ျဖစ္စဥ္မ်ား

Burma’s potential for a nationwide religious war

By  Nov 07, 2012 1:13PM UTC

The violence in western Burma between Rohingya and Arakanese has evolved in recent weeks, and now there is a distinct possibility that a religious war is unfolding that could spread far beyond Arakan state.

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လားရိႈးသိန္းေအာင္ရဲ႕ “Our Buddhist Country ငါတို႔ ဗုဒၶ နိုင္ငံ” သီခ်င္း