Rohingyas declare Aug 25 as ‘genocide day’

By Abdul Aziz | Published by Dhaka Tribune on August 27, 2018 The UN likened the Aug 25 crackdown in the Rakhine state to genocide The Rohingyas have announced to observe August 25 as the “genocide day,” a year after a Myanmar military crackdown forced more than 700,000 members of the ethnic minority to flee the Rakhine state. The announcement came from protest rallies by the Rohingyas at Ukhiya and Teknaf on Saturday. A group calling itself the “Free Rohingya Coalition” has been campaigning to highlight the last several days of the barbarity and atrocity of the August 25, 2017

Five Layers of Systemic Injustices Rohingyas have long suffered

Five Layers of Systemic Injustices Rohingyas have long suffered By Maung Zarni August 27, 2018 1) Myanmar gives annihiliators internal blanket impunity Myanmar perpetrators inside Myanmar enjoy blanket impunity in destroying Rohingya people, literally, psychologically, intellectually, culturally, and from their social and physical foundations of life; 2) Myanmar enjoys blanket impunity within the UN System Myanmar genocidal leaders like Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Aung San Suu Kyi enjoy blanket international impunity, under variously distorted, twisted and pathetic narratives; 3) The Global Discourse of White Man’s (or Woman’s) as “Voices of Conscience and Humanity” usurp Rohingya voices, even when