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The Truth About The Rohingya Communities

The Truth About The Rohingya Communities

Opinion
What is it that is not sounding quite right about the Rohingya refugee crisis? That thing we’re not quite able to put our finger on? Ah! There it is. The reason for it! Why on earth has the Myanmar army led by Nobel peace prize hero, Aung San Suu Kyi, suddenly begun picking on this innocent folk called the Rohingya, who have just been going about their business all these decades? Perhaps it’s because they haven’t merely been going about their business. A violent Islamist group called the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) is forcing all Rohingya males – even very young boys – to attack Rakhine Buddhists and other civilians and to provoke the Myanmar army into violence. This group has been getting its funding and weapons from Islamic countries like Pakistan and Malaysia and its tra
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat begins 4-day visit to Myanmar to further strengthen defense & security cooperation

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat begins 4-day visit to Myanmar to further strengthen defense & security cooperation

National
Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat today began a four-day visit to Myanmar during which he will meet the country s iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi and hold talks with top military leadership to further ramp up defence and security cooperation between the two countries. Myanmar is one of India’s strategic neighbours and shares a 1,640-km-long border with a number of northeastern states including militancy-hit Nagaland and Manipur. General Rawat is scheduled to meet Suu Kyi, who is Myanmar’s Foreign Minister, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, and Vice Senior General Soe Win, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and Commander-in-Chief of Army. In the meetings, both sides are expected to explore ways to further broaden security and defence engagements