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The Latest in a Long Line of Abuses Against the Rohingya

Latest in a long line of abuses against the Rohingya a piece by Mabrur Ahmed Co-Director & Co-Founder ~ RestlessBeings Over time it’s very easy to become desensitised to reports which relay ‘the number of dead..’ or ‘the number of displaced..’ etc when we face a barrage of humanitarian disasters, war torn communities and the like […]

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Rohingya Unrest in Burma Continues

23rd October 2012 By Mabrur Ahmed restlessbeings.org The situation in Arakan state this morning is dire. Renewed arson attacks took place on the villages of Minbya and Mro Haung at around 4.30pm local time. More than 100 are feared dead. Furthermore reports have come through of the rape of at least 26 young girls by […]

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The Lady of Burma – by Richard Shannon

Aung San Suu Kyi: Mastering Fear The Lady of Burma by Richard Shannon Oberon Modern plays £8.99 Few countries give greater reason for concern than Burma, beleaguered as it is under a long-term military dictatorship and few individuals greater cause for compassion than Aung San Suu Kyi detained under all but permanent house arrest in […]

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Burma’s Freedom – Violence or Nonviolence?

A debate has arisen among members of the GF Committee over the justification of the use of military force in a good cause. Here are some of the email exchanges. The Editor would like to hear from readers also on this topic which is central to Gandhian thought. John Rowley: I take my view from […]

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