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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Myanmar Systematically Destroyed the Physical Foundation of Rohingya Community, in substantial part.

1) 354 villages, 110 kilometer or 68 miles (that's an area stretching from the British Parliament to Oxford or even longer);

2) nearly 700,000 survived in Bangladesh, aft...

Thursday, November 30, 2017


(c) 2017 Maung Zarni

Saturday, November 11, 2017

My family and I spent a week in Bangladesh visiting Rohingya survivors of Myanmar genocide.

We just got home in UK last night. This is my little reflection on what we witnessed. I came home with a long list of "To-Do's".

Natalie, my wife, and I work as a two-person team...

Saturday, September 23, 2017

A woman from Laung Don village fled her house when Myanmar soldiers came into the village, leaving behind her sister who had just given birth and her newborn baby.

Later, upon her return to the village, she found their bodies, said Razia Sultana, a human rights activist...

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Numbers speak volume: in 1978, 280,000 (in 4 months); in 1991-92, 260,000; in 2012 (130,000 IDP + 100,000 boat people)

The framing has changed since the army's concerns about the cross-border migration of a people whose presence in the region predates drawing of post...

Friday, January 13, 2017

Myanmar Tatmadaw, the creation of Fascist Japan, rediscovers its roots.

I watched this last night.

The methods used by Japanese Imperial Army in 1937-1938 are strikingly similar to Myanmar Tatmadaw's "clearance operations" in Rohingya region today: separating men f...

Sunday, January 8, 2017

"While the Burmese government is justifying its actions in the alleged
pursuit of Islamic militants, this claim is suspect at best.

“There is absolutely no credibility in the claim made by Aung San Suu
Kyi government,” Maung Zarni told me. Zami is a longtime critic of...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

 Credit: Council on Foreign Relations

An official report into last year's violence in Rakhine State, launched on April 29 at the government's foreign donor financed Myanmar Peace Center, is intellectually, ideologically, empirically and analytically flawed, underscoring...

Thursday, January 5, 2017

“The army has committed atrocity crimes and this commission is
attempting a whitewash. Ministries led by Suu Kyi have charted the
path of denial, waging a shameful propaganda campaign."

Matt Smith, Fortify Rights


Myanmar panel rejects claim that Rohing...

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Around the issue of Rohingya, the merging of the anti-Rohingya racist society (all classes), the ruling military, the semi-autonomous NLD leadership, and most influential leaders of the Buddhist Order parallels the rise of Nazism in Germany and the stacking of the buil...

Thursday, December 22, 2016

English as the Language of Deception & Its Usage in Human Rights Industry

Is English language, the language of the last formal Empire, perfectly
suited to facilitate mutual deception as a tool of communication and
foster intellectual dishonesty?

I think so.

To get a...