ROHINGYA
The Rohingya crisis: an humanitarian and security emergency for Southeast Asia
11.04.2018 - Meredith Arndt
In the Buddhist-dominant country of Myanmar, the Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority who have suffered decades of discrimination. In October 2016 and August 2017, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a Rohingya militant group, launched an attack on military and police outposts throughout the Rakhine region (home for the population) in retaliation for the previous clashes occurred with the...
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Myanmar and the Rohingya: an historically troubled relationship
11.09.2017 - Sara La Rocca
For the past few weeks, since 25 August 2017, a new wave of violence has erupted in Northern Rakhine State, after an attack was carried out by members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) against Myanmar border police, leaving 71 people dead. The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority residing in the northern part of the Rakhine State, in Myanmar, are considered the world’s most persecu...
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Il radicalismo buddista in Myanmar e Sri Lanka
28.10.2014 - Alberto Parisi
Nel corso della conferenza Buddhist Power Force, tenutasi il 28 settembre nella città di Colombo in Sri Lanka, il movimento buddista nazionalista del Myanmar "969" ha stretto un’alleanza con il suo omologo cingalese, Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), con l’obiettivo dichiarato di proteggere i buddisti nel mondo dalla minaccia del fondamentalismo islamico. Benché non si conoscano spec...
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