‘All Myanmar People’s United Front To Fight All Forms of Repression’ accuses NLD of neglecting citizens in favor of Rohingya in papers found in Maha Aung Myay Township.
Thailand’s illiberal “yellow camp” conservative nationalists have turned up their social media rhetoric against progressive opponents with a new term: “nation-haters.”
Being fugitive for two years, U Pyinya Wuntha was arrested by Yangon police after attending a prayer rally in support of ultranationalist monk U Wirathu, who remains at large.
With the ultranationalist monk’s arrest warrant expiring on Tuesday, a Yangon court has decided it will hear the case without him.
Several hundred Buddhists and monks marched from the Shwedagon to Sule Pagoda, complaining of government oppression and praying for the safety of fugitive monk U Wirathu.
U Phyo Min Thein said he initiated the prosecution of U Wirathu this time for defaming the national government.
Police searching Mandalay, Yangon for U Wirathu after warrant issued under sedition law.
The firebrand nationalist monk is in Yangon though the police have not yet attempted to arrest him.
U Michael Kyaw Myint and U Thiha Myo Naing are said to be in hiding with an unnamed armed group which has signed a ceasefire with the government.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the forced closure of a temporary Islamic prayer site in Yangon by a crowd of Buddhist nationalists.
Buddhist Nationalists gathered around and stormed into buildings lawfully hosting Ramadan services in South Dagon Township, shutting them down until further notice.
With an election looming, we can only expect their hate-mongering to intensify
At a rally in downtown Yangon, U Wirathu spoke against changes to the military-drafted Constitution and compared military parliamentarians to the Buddha.
Polls predict Modi’s party will just about achieve the parliamentary majority needed to rule.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.