Tag: Rohingya

The “Arakan Army” & “Rohingya”: “Unholy Alliance” Or Tatmadaw’s “Divide-And-Rule” Tactic?

The Myanmarese military’s accusation that the Buddhist-believing “Arakan Army” insurgents are working hand-in-hand with their Muslim “Rohingya” counterparts is either a sign that these two seemingly opposed anti-government forces have struck an “unholy alliance” with one another or a clever attempt by the Tatmadaw to “divide and rule” its enemies. […]

Myanmar Rejects UN Report Accusing Military of Acting With “Genocidal Intent”

Myanmar highlights key oversight in UN report  Myanmar government spokesman Zaw Htay has issued a statement condemning the UN report which accuses the Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s military of acting with “genocidal intent” during the recent crisis in the country’s Rakhine state. According to the statement, “We didn’t allow the FFM [the UN Fact-Finding […]

Duterte supports Myanmar–Adopts Chinese and Russian Diplomatic Position on Rohingya Conflict

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his support for Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, who has found herself abandoned by her erstwhile European and US supporters over the so-called Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The conflict is one of the many fronts in the Burma/Myanmar Civil War which has been waged […]