Myanmar

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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Rohingyas

Why Bangladesh took in the Rohingya Muslims

PM Sheikh Hasina and the common people have shown uncommon courage and humanity.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Bangladesh, Lashkar, ISIS, Rakhine

Everything you didn't know about Rohingya Islamist violence

Contrary to popular perception, the violence began even before Myanmar gained independence in 1948.

POLITICS

 |  The Bigger Picture  |  4-minute read
Kashmir, Minorities, Rohingya Muslims, Myanmar

How Myanmar has a long history of brutality against minorities

In the 1960s, General Ne Win expropriated the property of Indians who had been living in the country for generations.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Taslima Nasreen, Sheikh Hasina, Myanmar, Bangladesh

Taslima Nasreen writes to Sheikh Hasina: Why do you weep for Rohingyas, but not for me?

You have banished me from Bangladesh, have no sympathy for assassinated atheist bloggers, yet you have opened the doors for the foreign refugees.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rakhine, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rohingyas

India can't ignore Rohingya Muslim crisis

It demands New Delhi fulfil its obligations as a natural regional power and one lobbying for a permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar  |  5-minute read
Rakhine, Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rohingya

Why Modi wasn't harsh with Aung San Suu Kyi over Myanmar's handling of Rohingya Muslims

New Delhi's strategic interests have become significant, especially as China’s trade, energy and defence ties with the country have surged.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rohingyas, Dalai Lama

Wrong to rail against Dalai Lama for not condemning violence on Rohingya Muslims

He has no responsibility in this tragedy beyond that of being a moral and religious teacher.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, OBOR, Myanmar, Foreign policy

Why ignoring Myanmar could hurt India

It is vital for our Act East policy as we cannot connect with ASEAN by land except through it.

VARIETY

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Religion, Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims, Rohingyas

Why India should shelter Rohingyas at any cost

India’s idea was and should remain every religion is true, every path leads to the same destination.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, NDA Government, Myanmar, Rohingya

Centre’s hypocrisy on Rohingyas lays bare its anti-Muslim refugee policy

How can we send back the hapless people who are facing genocide in their own country, Myanmar?