Saturday, October 27, 2012

Who approves Scorpene purchase?

Who approves Scorpene purchase?


Who approves Scorpene purchase?

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 10:19 AM PDT

Scorpenes again.

After so many twists and turns, it goes back to where the issue had first surfaced - with opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

After so many backbiting by Pakatan Rakyat and its propaganda machinery like Suaram and MalaysiaKini against the government and Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, now they faced with a big dilemma.


Who actually approve the purchase of the submarines.

An NGO called the Young Journalists Club last week made a claim that it was approved when Anwar was finance minister in 1995. Really?

So, what the heck Anwar and friends pointed fingers at Najib and the government for?

I am a bit lazy to write a long posting today (too much of rendang, ketupat and lemang) but I have yet to hear anything from Anwar about the allegation.

Whose 'sandiwara' is this?


The Shape of Future Politics

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 08:49 AM PDT


This post is a review of Seumas Milne's book 'The Revenge of History: The Battle for the 21st Century'
which gives a perspective of what has brought us to today's crisis and the shape of the future politics.

A recurring theme in the tragedies of ancient Greek theatre was humanity's helplessness before the decrees of fate. Characters such as Laius in Sophocles' Oedipus Rex would attempt to defy powers greater than themselves, only to meet precisely the end that had been foretold at the play's beginning. An interrelated tragedy from the canon is that of Cassandra, whose warnings of the future are fated to be dismissed, then later vindicated. It is from here that the Cassandra metaphor of modern parlance is derived.

The analogy is not exact, but for fate as the power greater than humanity in the worldview of the classical Greeks, let us substitute, in the modern world, the perpetual development of social, economic and political relations through history, which have no divinely pre-ordained outcome, but which nevertheless provide the inescapable wider context for our actions.

Both today and in the myths of antiquity, it is those in positions of power who would presume to defy these greater forces, while the modern day Cassandras are the ones who contradict power, point out its hubris and speak truths that it would rather ignore.

The triumphalist atmosphere in Western capitals following the demise of the USSR produced assessments of America's status as the world's only superpower that ranged from the hubristic to the outright irrational.

As Bush the First announced a "New World Order" based on Washington's military and economic supremacy, Francis Fukuyama famously declared the "end of history" itself - meaning that Western liberalism (in the benign sense in which he viewed it, as a force for democracy and prosperity rather than imperialism and exploitation), had emerged victorious from history's struggles, becoming a settled and uncontested ideal to which all would now aspire.

Fukuyama united with other neo-conservatives under the banner of the "Project for the New American Century", later using the events of September 11, 2001 to promote the aggressive foreign and military policies of Bush the Second.

Catastrophic failure in 2008

In 2004, a senior presidential aide told a writer for the New York Times magazine, "We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality... we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that's how things will sort out. We're history's actors... and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do."

In the end, the neo-conservatives' "New American Century" lasted around seven years, from the al-Qaeda attacks on Washington and New York that fired the starting gun on the "War on Terror" to the departure from the White House of a much diminished George W Bush, with the quagmires of Iraq and Afghanistan having demonstrated "the limits, rather than the extent, of US military power", in the words of British newspaper columnist Seumas Milne.

Meanwhile, the banking crash of 2008 exposed the Anglo-American model of hyper-financialised, deregulated capitalism as a catastrophic failure. For the Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz, the fall of Wall Street was to "market fundamentalism" what the fall of the Berlin Wall was to Communism. The idea that "democratic market capitalism [is] the final stage of social development" and "that unfettered markets, all by themselves, can ensure economic prosperity and growth" had now been conclusively discredited.

MORE AT THIS LINK.


[BONGKAR] Penipuan SPR Terdedah Lagi, Kes Kejanggalan Tarikh Permohonan Pemilih

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 10:27 AM PDT


Satu demi satu penipuan SPR terbongkar, tetapi tidak pernah kita dengar SPR membuat pengakuan terbuka tentang penipuan yang mereka lakukan. Ada saja jawapan, ada saja alasan - sekalipun tidak menasabah - sekarang kita nak dengar apa pula "jawapan" SPR terhadap kes di atas.

Penipuan tetap penipuan. Allah akan tetap bantu kita untuk mendedahkan penipuan SPR itu.

Hukum kebenaran dan keadilan akan tetap berjalan, satu demi satu penipuan terbongkar. Walaupun rakyat boleh ditipu dan diprdaya, tetapi bodohnya SPR, Allah pun hendak ditipu dan dilawan.

Allah akan tetap bersama kebenaran dan keadilan kerana Dia Al-Haq (Yang Maha Benar) dan Dia Al-Adl (Maha Adil) sekalipun SPR cuba sedaya upaya untuk menipu seluruh rakyat jelata.

Kita akan terus berdoa kepada Allah swt agar kebenaran itu dibongkar dan didedahkan. Allah memperkenankan doa orang yang dizalimi dan difitnah. Petikan doa yang selalu GB siarkan:

Marilah kita sama-sama berdoa agar kebenaran dan keadilan itu didedahkan.

اللهم ارنا الحق حقا وارزقنا اتباعه وارنا الباطل باطلا وارزقنا اجتنابه

Allahumma arinal haqqa haqqan, warzuqnattiba'ah, wa arinal bathila bathilan, warzuqnajtinabah

Ya Allah, tunjukkanlah yang kebenaran itu sebagai kebenaran, dan kurniakanlah kami kekuatan untuk mengikutinya (memperjuangkannya), dan tunjukkanlah yang batil itu sebagai batil dan kurniakanlah kami kekuatan untuk menjauhinya (menghapuskannya).



The Incredible Shrinking President by Mark Steyn

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 07:51 AM PDT

'We're going to have that person arrested and prosecuted that did the video," said Hillary Clinton. No, not the person who made the video saying that voting for Barack Obama is like losing your virginity to a really cool guy. I'll get to that in a moment. But Secretary Clinton was talking about the fellow who made the supposedly Islamophobic video that supposedly set off the sacking of the Benghazi consulate. And, indeed, she did "have that person arrested." By happy coincidence, his bail hearing has been set for three days after the election, by which time he will have served his purpose. These two videos — the Islamophobic one and the Obamosexual one — bookend the remarkable but wholly deserved collapse of the president's reelection campaign.

You'll recall that a near-month-long attempt to blame an obscure YouTube video for the murder of four Americans and the destruction of U.S. sovereign territory climaxed in the vice-presidential debate with Joe Biden's bald assertion that the administration had been going on the best intelligence it had at the time. By then, it had been confirmed that there never had been any protest against the video, and that the Obama line that Benghazi had been a spontaneous movie review that just got a little out of hand was utterly false. The only remaining question was whether the administration had knowingly lied or was merely innocently stupid. The innocent-stupidity line became harder to maintain this week after Fox News obtained State Department e-mails revealing that shortly after 4 p.m. Eastern, less than a half hour after the assault in Benghazi began, the White House situation room knew the exact nature of it.

We also learned that, in those first moments of the attack, a request for military back-up was made by U.S. staff on the ground but was denied by Washington. It had planes and special forces less than 500 miles away in southern Italy — or about the same distance as Washington to Boston. They could have been there in less than two hours. Yet the commander-in-chief declined to give the order. So Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods fought all night against overwhelming odds, and died on a rooftop in a benighted jihadist hellhole while Obama retired early to rest up before his big Vegas campaign stop. "Within minutes of the first bullet being fired the White House knew these heroes would be slaughtered if immediate air support was denied," said Ty Woods's father, Charles. "In less than an hour, the perimeters could have been secured and American lives could have been saved. After seven hours fighting numerically superior forces, my son's life was sacrificed because of the White House's decision."

Why would Obama and Biden do such a thing? Because to launch a military operation against an al-Qaeda affiliate on the anniversary of 9/11 would have exposed the hollowness of their boast through convention week and the days thereafter — that Osama was dead and al-Qaeda was finished. And so Ty Woods, Glen Doherty, Sean Smith, and Chris Stevens were left to die, and a decision taken to blame an entirely irrelevant video and, as Secretary Clinton threatened, "have that person arrested." And, in the weeks that followed, the government of the United States lied to its own citizens as thoroughly and energetically as any totalitarian state, complete with the midnight knock on the door from not-so-secret policemen sent to haul the designated fall-guy into custody.

This goes far beyond the instinctive secretiveness to which even democratic governments are prone. The Obama administration created a wholly fictional story line, and devoted its full resources to maintaining it. I understand why Mitt Romney chose not to pursue this line of argument in the final debate. The voters who will determine this election are those who voted for Obama four years ago and this time round either switch to the other fellow or sit on their hands. In electoral terms, it's probably prudent of Mitt not to rub their faces in their 2008 votes. Nevertheless, when the president and other prominent officials stand by as four Americans die and then abuse their sacrifice as contemptuously as this administration did, decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene.

At the photo-op staged for the returning caskets, Obama et al. seem to have been too focused on their campaign needs to observe even the minimal courtesies. Charles Woods says that at the ceremony Joe Biden strolled over to him and by way of condolence said in a "loud and boisterous" voice, "Did your son always have balls the size of cue balls?" One assumes charitably that the vice president is acknowledging in his own inept and blundering way the remarkable courage of a man called upon to die for his country on some worthless sod halfway across the planet. But the near-parodic locker-room coarseness is grotesque both in its inaptness and in its lack of basic human feeling for a bereaved family forced to grieve in public and as crowd-scene extras to the political bigshot. Just about the only formal responsibility a vice president has is to attend funerals without embarrassing his country. And this preening buffoon of pseudo-blue-collar faux-machismo couldn't even manage that.

But a funny thing happened over the next six weeks: Obama's own cue balls shriveled. Biden had offered up a deft campaign slogan encompassing both domestic and foreign policy: "Osama's dead and General Motors is alive." But, as the al-Qaeda connections to Benghazi dribbled out leak by leak, the "Osama's dead" became a problematic boast and, left to stand alone, the General Motors line was even less credible. Avoiding the economy and foreign affairs, Obama fell back on Big Bird, and binders, and bayonets, just to name the "B"s in his bonnet. At the second presidential debate, he name-checked Planned Parenthood, the General Motors of the American abortion industry, half a dozen times, desperate to preserve his so-called gender gap.

Yet oddly enough, the more furiously Obama and Biden have waved their binders and talked up Sandra Fluke, the more his supposed lead among women has withered away. So now he needs to enthuse the young, who turned out in such numbers for him last time. Hence, the official campaign video (plagiarized from Vladimir Putin of all people) explaining that voting for Obama is like having sex. The saddest thing about that claim is that, for liberals, it may well be true.

Both videos — the one faking Obamagasm and the one faking a Benghazi pretext — exemplify the wretched shrinkage that befalls those unable to conceive of anything except in the most self-servingly political terms. Both, in different ways, exemplify why Obama and Biden are unfit for office. One video testifies to a horrible murderous lie at the heart of a head of state's most solemn responsibility, the other to the glib shallow narcissism of a pop-culture presidency, right down to the numbing relentless peer pressure: C'mon, all the cool kids are doing it; why be the last hold-out?

If voting for Obama is like the first time you have sex, it's very difficult to lose your virginity twice. A flailing, pitiful campaign has now adopted Queen Victoria's supposed wedding advice to her daughter: "Lie back and think of England." Lie back and think of America. And then get up and get dressed. Who wants to sleep with a $16 trillion broke loser twice? National Review


Obama's real record on Israel

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 07:37 AM PDT

(Fox News) During the final debate, President Obama pointed to his 2008 pre-election visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, as an answer to Governor Romney's criticism of his foreign policy on Israel. That same stop was made by over a million visitors and hundreds of world leaders and dignitaries the same year. Invoking it as a means to establish the President's pro-Israel credentials is an insult to the intelligence of voters who care about the welfare of the Jewish state.

The president's move is reminiscent of a similar game played by the United Nations. The organization trashes the state of Israel 364 days a year, and pauses on the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp on January 27th for an "International Day of Commemoration."
  Undoubtedly, keeping the memory of the Holocaust alive is a service not only to Jews but to anyone interested in preserving and protecting universal human rights and freedoms. But the question before American voters, who value our special bond with the Middle East's only democracy, is whether the specifics of the president's four-year record are consistent with the well-being of the people who live and breathe Jewish self-determination as a bulwark against modern anti-semitism.

Just a partial rap-sheet speaks for itself. President Obama has never visited Israel during his time in office, despite having been as close as thirty minutes away in Egypt, and managing to go to Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iraq. President Obama told Jewish leaders in July 2009 that he was deliberately adopting a policy of putting daylight between America and Israel. President Obama has legitimized the UN body most responsible for demonizing Israel as the world's worst human rights violator. The president joined the UN Human Rights Council in 2009 and is now seeking a second 3-year term, despite Israel's requests that he do the opposite.

President Obama made Israeli settlements the key stumbling block in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Starting in 2009 he chose to castigate Israel publicly, often, and in extreme terms at the General Assembly and the Security Council. The Palestinians took the president's cue and ended direct negotiations until such time as Israel capitulates, even though the subject is supposed to be a final status issue.


President Obama treated Israel's Prime Minister to a series of insulting snubs during his visit to the White House in March 2010. President Obama cut a deal with Islamic states at a May 2010 meeting of parties to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, contrary to assurances given to Israel. He agreed to help convene a 2012 international conference intended to pivot attention towards disarming Israel and is currently negotiating the details of this diplomatic onslaught. President Obama introduced in his September 2010 address to the General Assembly, a September 2011 timeline for full Palestinian statehood and membership in the UN, thus encouraging Palestinians to push the same unilateral move.


President Obama suggested in May 2011 that Israel use the 1967 borders as a starting point for negotiations – knowing full well that Israel considers those borders to be indefensible, and that agreements require the border issue to be determined by the parties themselves. President Obama created a "global counter-terrorism forum" in September 2011 and invited eleven Muslim states to join – on the grounds that they were "on the front lines in the struggle against terrorism." At the insistence of Turkey, he then denied entry to Israel.


President Obama told French President Nicolas Sarkozy in November 2011 – when he thought he was off-mike – that he regretted having to deal with Israel's Prime Minister. President Obama asked Congress in February 2012 to waive a ban on American funding of UNESCO. The ban had been imposed following UNESCO's recognition of Palestinian statehood and was consistent with U.S. law denying funding for any international organization that recognized Palestinian statehood in the absence of a peace agreement with Israel.


President Obama has indeed put daylight between American and Israeli policy on Iran. In August, Joint Chiefs Chairman General Dempsey said: "our clocks are ticking at different paces" and he wouldn't be "complicit" in an Israeli effort to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities.  In September Secretary Clinton explained this divergence. In her words, the Iranian threat is "existential" only for Israel; only Israel is "right in the bull's eye." President Obama's "pro-Israel" policy, therefore, is to wait past the point that the intended victim of the planned genocide believes is safe.


President Obama denied Prime Minister Netanyahu's request to meet with him in September, despite the Iranian peril. President Obama's UN ambassador, Susan Rice, didn't even attend the Israeli Prime Minister's speech to the UN General Assembly in September – during which he made a plea for global attention to the Iranian threat. And on Monday night, at the final debate, Governor Romney answered the question he was asked about what poses the greatest threat to our national security with "a nuclear Iran," while President Obama responded "terrorist networks."


Iran is the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism. An Iranian nuclear weapon will result in a nuclear arms race in the most volatile region of the world. And it will make the chance of nuclear weapons ending up in the hands of terrorists all the more likely. It isn't hard to figure out which man will better partner with Israel to combat anti-semitism today and ensure that the lesson of Yad Vashem is more than a glib debating point. Hat tip:
Eye On The World


Infringement of religious freedom and rights of Christian students at college

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 07:28 AM PDT

This is the byproduct of DUMNO's abuse creating supremacists who think they can do as they please and they go apeshit when the tables are turned - edit. KOTA KINABALU (Herald Malaysia): The Catholic Bishops from the state of Sabah have expressed their concerns over the erosion of the religious freedom and rights of non-Muslim students particularly the Catholics at the Labuan Matriculation College (LMC).

In an Oct 5 letter sent to Tuan Sawang @ Rizal bin Amit, the Director of LMC, the bishops said that "these students between the ages of 17 and 18 years are constantly subjected to various forms of harassment, ridicule and pressure to change their religion. "We wish to bring to your attention that some lecturers in the College are abusing their position as teachers/mentors by imposing their faith beliefs on students during classes and through the activities of the college. Some lecturers have made offensive remarks about Christianity with the intent to hurt the religious feelings of the students.

"As a centre of education excellence, LMC has been entrusted to prepare and equip students with knowledge and skills for tertiary education. Hence, the students should be allowed to do so in a non-threatening environment; one that is conducive to learning and free from religious intimidation and victimization. "As the religous leaders of the Catholic Church in Sabah, we have always shown our commitment to promoting unity and harmony among all our people of different faith traditions and religions.We have carried this out faithfully in and through our Mission Schools for more than a hundred years. This we believe is our fundamental responsibility as leaders of the Catholics in Sabah.

"We, therefore, as the Catholic Bishops of Sabah see the urgent need for you to address this issue. We would like to put on record our serious objection to such unbecoming behaviour of the lecturers of LMC and the apparent condonation of such practises by LMC authorities. "We would like to request that the College upholds Article 11(1) and Article 12(3) and (4) of the Federal Constitution which clearly state as follows:

11. Freedom of religion (1) Every person has the right to profess and practise his religion and, subject to Clause (4), to propagate it
12. Rights in respect of education
(2) No person shall be required to receive instruction in or to take part in any ceremony or act of worship of a religion other than his own. (3) For the purposes of Clause
(3) the religion of a person under the age of eighteen years shall be decided by his parent or guardian.

In light of the above, we trust that the college will uphold our constitutional rights as Malaysians and ensure that any infringement of the students` rights is stopped immediately." Catholic Herald


Pakistan: Higher Court orders kidnapped Christian woman to stay with her Muslim kidnapper husband

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 07:21 AM PDT

Sharia justice. "Pakistani Higher Court orders enforced converted Christian girl to go with Muslim man," from the Pakistan Christian Post, October 24 

Hyderabad: October 24, 2012. (Abbas Kassar) A Christian girl Rebbeca who was kidnapped from Sukkur in Sindh on October 2, 2012, was produced before the high court Sukkur circuit bench on 22 October on application of her father Younis Masih was handed over to her kidnapper husband by judge of Sindh High Court rejecting appeals by her lawyer to send her to Darul Aman. 

In the court the girl did not speak a word because she appeared to have been so frightened and terrorized that she continued to mince her lips in helpless manner but did not utter a word. She was accompanied with Mian Aslam son of politically powerful Mian Mithoo the Member of National Assembly of ruling Pakistan Peoples Party PPP who has been accused of kidnapping non-Muslim girls, keeping them in her Haveli for few weeks and then managing their marriages with his servants or followers.

Manzar Dahar a man who kidnapped her and later married her on force on behest of Pir Mian Mithoo also accompanied her and later took her to his home. Despite repeated requests by father of girl Younis Masih and his advocate Mukesh Kumar to send her to Darul Aman as according to them she was under intense pressure and fright but the judge Justice Naamatullah Phulpoto rejected their requests and allowed her to go with her kidnapper husband and adjourned the hearing to 2 November. Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC have said that Pakistan Peoples Party PPP leaders are involved in kidnapping and enforcedly converting Christian and Hindu girls to Islam in interior Sindh.

Nazir Bhatti said that if ruling PPP not expelled its Member of National Assembly from Ghotki named Mian Mithoo from his seat then Hindus and Christian from Sindh will launch move not support PPP in next general elections because MNA Mian Mithoo is protecting culprits who are kidnapping and enforcedly converting them to Islam and sells them to Muslim bidders.  Nazir Bhatti said that Christian and Hindu girls are kidnapped by tools of PPP MNA Mian Mithoo and later forced to be sex-slaves of Mian Mithoo and other PPP Muslim feudal lords and later sold to Muslim for marriage in Sindh.... Hat tip:  Jihad Watch


Demostration in Malaysia for Rohingya in Arakan state

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 07:20 AM PDT



STOP Killing Muslims in Burma

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 06:45 AM PDT

STOP KILLING MUSLIMS IN BURMA



ၿမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသား အေပါင္းအား ပန္ၾကားခ်က္

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 06:43 AM PDT

ၿမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသား အေပါင္းအား ပန္ၾကားခ်က္

ေန႔စြဲ – ၂၀၁၂ ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၂၆ ရက္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသား အေပါင္းတို႔ ခင္ဗ်ား- ခိုင္လံုေသာ ေနရာမွ ကၽြႏု္ပ္တို႔ ရွိထားေသာ သတင္းအရ-လက္ရွိ အစိုးရပိုင္းမွ လူပုဂၢိဳလ္တစ္ခ်ိဳ႔၊ ရခိုင္အမ်ိဳးသား တိုးတက္ေရးပါတီမွ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ပိုင္း တစ္ခ်ိဳ႔၊ ဘာသာေရး အေရၿခံဳ မ်က္ကန္း ဘုန္ႀကီး တစ္ခ်ိဳ႔တို႔ ပူးေပါင္းလွ်က္ ရခိုင္နယ္မွ မြတ္ဆလင္တို႔အား သီးျခားနယ္ေျမခြဲထုတ္ပစ္ရန္ စီမံခ်က္ခ်ထားေၾကာင္း သိရွိရသည္။

ထိုစီမံခ်က္အား-

(၁) ပထမ အဆင့္ ရခိုင္နယ္တြင္း ရွိသမွ်ေသာ မြတ္ဆလင္တို႔၏ အိုးအိမ္မ်ားကို မီးရိႈ႔ဖ်က္ဆီးလိုက္ မည္၊ မြတ္ဆလင္တို႔၏ ပိုင္ဆိုင္မႈတို႔အားသိမ္းပိုက္လိုက္မည္၊ ထို႔ေနာက္ ယာယီ ဒုကၡသည္ စခန္းတို႔ အား ပို႔လိုက္မည္ ျဖစ္သည္။

(၂) ထိုယာယီ ဒုကၡသည္စခန္းမ်ားတြင္ မြတ္ဆလင္တို႔အား မြန္းၾကပ္လာေစရန္ ဘက္ေပါင္းစံုမွာ ပိတ္ဆို႔ hole up လုပ္ထားမည္ ျဖစ္သည္။

(၃) တစ္ၿပိဳင္နက္တြင္ ဗုဒၶဘာသာမ်ား လူနည္းစု ျဖစ္သည့္ ရခိုင္ေျမာက္ပိုင္း ဘူးသီးေတာင္၊ ေမာင္း ေတာၿမိဳ႔မ်ားမွ ရခိုင္ဗုဒၶဘာသာတို႔အား ထုိနယ္မွ ေမာင္းထုတ္ပစ္ရန္ စီစဥ္ထားၿပီး ျဖစ္သည္။ ေျမာက္ ပိုင္းမွ ဗုဒၶဘာသာတို႔အား ေတာင္ပိုင္းသို႔ ပို႔၍- ရခိုင္နယ္ တစ္ခုလံုးမွ မြတ္ဆလင္တို႔အား ဘူးသီး ေတာင္၊ ေမာင္းေတာသို႔ ပို႔ပစ္မည္ ျဖစ္သည္။

(၄) ထိုေသးငယ္က်ဥ္းေျမာင္းသည့္ ေနရာတြင္း၌ မြတ္ဆလင္တို႔အား နာဇီအက်ဥ္းစခန္း ကဲ့သို႔ စီမံ လွ်က္ သို႔မဟုတ္ ပါလက္စတိုင္း ဒုကၡသည္ စခန္းကဲ့သို႔ စီမံလွ်က္ ေနရာခ်ထားမည္ ျဖစ္ၿပီး- ႏိုင္ငံ တကာ၏ ဖိအားကို မလြန္ဆန္ႏိုင္ေတာ့သည့္ ကာလတစ္ခုတြင္ ထိုနယ္အား သီးျခား အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ခြင့္နယ္ ေပးလိုက္မည္ ျဖစ္သည္။

ထိုစီမံခ်က္မွာ- ႏိုင္ငံအတြက္ အလြန္အႏၱရာယ္ႀကီးေသာ မ်က္ကန္းစီမံခ်က္ တစ္ရပ္ ျဖစ္သည္ဟု ကၽြႏ္ုပ္တို႔ ျမန္မာမြတ္ဆလင္ တန္းတူညီမွ် အခြင့္အေရး လႈပ္ရွားေဆာင္ရြက္မႈ အဖြဲ႔မွ သံုးသပ္မိသည္။ တုိင္းျပည္၏ စည္းလံုးညီၫြတ္မႈ ၿပိဳကြဲႏိုင္ သကဲ့သို႔ ကာလတစ္ခုတြင္ တိုင္းျပည္တစ္ခု၏ အခ်ဳပ္အျခာ အာဏာကိုပင္ ထိခုိက္လာႏုိင္သည္ဟု ဆင္ျခင္မိသည္။

တိုင္းျပည္တစ္ခု၏ ရာသက္ပန္ အနာဂါတ္ထက္ တိုးေတာင္းလွေသာ မိမိ၏ အာဏာသက္တမ္း တစ္ခု အတြက္သာ ရည္သန္လွ်က္ မ်က္ကန္းအယူသန္သူတို႔အား အလိုလိုက္ေနမႈမ်ားသည္ ေနာင္မ်ိဳးဆက္ အတြက္ ေျဖရွင္းမရႏိုင္ေလာက္သည့္ အေမြဆိုးႀကီးအား ခ်န္ထားခဲ့ရန္ ႀကံစည္မႈသာ ျဖစ္သည္ဟု လည္း ခံယူသည္။

သို႔ျဖစ္၍- တိုင္းျပည္အား အမွန္တစ္ကယ္ခ်စ္သည့္ တိုင္းခ်စ္ျပည္ခ်စ္ ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား၊ သာသနာ့၀န္ ေဆာင္မ်ား၊ တိုင္းသူျပည္သားမ်ား အားလံုးတြင္ ထိုအေမြဆိုးႀကီး တစ္ရပ္ မက်န္ရစ္ေစရန္ တာ၀န္ရွိ သည္ဟုလည္း အသိေပးလိုသည္။

သာသနာ တစ္စံုတစ္ခုအား လက္မခံလိုျခင္းမွာ အျပစ္မဟုတ္၊ လက္မခံလိုက လြတ္လပ္စြာ လက္မခံ ခြင့္ ရွိသည္။ ထုိသာသနာ တစ္ရပ္အား မုန္းတီးလွ်က္ ထိုသာသနာ၀င္တို႔ လူမ်ားစုေနထိုင္ရာ ေျမအား တိုင္းျပည္မွ ဖဲ့ထုတ္ပစ္ရန္ ႀကံစည္မႈသည္ တိုင္းျပည္အား သစၥာေဖါက္မႈသာ ျဖစ္သည္ဟု တိုင္းသူ ျပည္သားတိုင္း နားလည္သင့္သည္။

ဤႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ သစၥာေဖါက္မႈႀကီးအား တစ္တိုင္းျပည္လံုးမွ ကန္႔ကြက္ ဆႏၵထုတ္ေဖၚရန္ ပန္ၾကားအပ္ပါ သည္။

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ဦးေဆာင္လႈပ္ရွားမႈ တာ၀န္ခံ
ျမန္မာမြတ္ဆလင္ တန္းတူညီမွ် အခြင့္အေရး လႈပ္ရွားေဆာင္ရြက္မႈ အဖြဲ႔



Peniaga Serah Memo, Kecewa Dengan Projek Naik Taraf Pantai

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 07:08 AM PDT


Seremban – Lebih 100 peniaga kecil termasuk pengusaha bot di pantai Teluk Kemang kecewa terhadap projek naik taraf pantai di pantai Teluk Kemang Batu 8, Port Dickson.

Harian difahamkan, projek tersebut yang kini dihentikan sementara memberi kesan kepada peniaga terbabit.

Pengerusi Sekretariat Selamatkan Pantai Teluk Kemang, Shaharudin Abd Talib ketika ditemui berkata, mereka gembira sejak dimaklumkan pihak berkuasa tempatan (PBT) bahawa pantai tersebut akan dinaik taraf dan dijadikan pusat utama pelancongan antarabangsa.

Namun katanya, mereka tidak menyangka projek tersebut memberi kesan kepada laut dan juga pendapatan diperoleh berikutan kerja yang dilaksanakan itu memberi gambaran kurang menyenangkan.

"Indah khabar daripada rupa, lain yang diberitahu lain pula yang jadi.

Kami tidak menjangkakan projek ini memberi kesan buruk kepada semua penjaja kecil mahupun pengusaha bot di sini.

"Lebih memburukkan keadaan, pantai yang dikorek menjadi semakin dalam dan kita bimbang ia akan memberi impak kepada pengunjung, seperti yang berlaku di pantai Batu 4 yang kerap terjadi kes lemas kerana pantai yang semakin dalam," katanya kepada Sinar Harian.

Justeru katanya, pihaknya membantah projek berkenaan kerana tidak mahu keaslian pantai tercemar. "Biarlah pantai Teluk Kemang ini tidak 'disentuh' bagi membolehkan keaslian dan kecantikan pantainya kekal seperti sebelumnya," katanya.

Serah memorandum bantahan

Pendapat sama turut dipersetujui peniaga, Mariah Bachik, 67, yang membantah projek tersebut sejak awal lagi.

Menurutnya, sejak awal perbincangan bersama PBT lagi, mereka tidak bersetuju dengan cadangan Kerajaan Negeri yang cuba mengubah keadaan pantai berkenaan.

"Bagi saya, daripada mereka mengubah keaslian pantai ini, lebih baik mereka (PBT) mengubah struktur bangunan gerai niaga kami yang kini uzur dan perlukan perubahan.

"Jangan buang masa buat perkara yang tidak berfaedah semata-mata mahu melebarkan pantai kerana kesannya, peniaga di sini yang gigit jari," katanya.

Sehubungan itu, satu memorandum bantahan telah diserahkan kepada wakil Menteri Besar, Zulkifli Awang di Wisma Negeri semalam, bagi mendesak supaya Kerajaan Negeri menghentikan projek tersebut, sekali gus membantu peniaga kecil terbabit.

Tiada isu kemusnahan laut

Dalam pada itu, Koordinator Solidariti Anak Muda Malaysia (SAMM), Badrul Hisham Shaharin atau lebih dikenali sebagai Chegubard mendesak supaya isu berkenaan dapat diselesaikan dengan segera kerana ia membabitkan banyak pihak.

Katanya, bukan setakat alam sekitar tercemar tetapi hak peniaga juga terjejas akibat daripada projek yang dilaksanakan itu.

Sementara itu, Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan berkata, tidak pernah timbul isu kemusnahan laut berlaku kerana setiap projek yang dijalankan mengikut prosedur ditetapkan Jabatan Alam Sekitar mahupun pihak berkaitan.

Katanya, keadaan di kawasan berkenaan nampak terganggu berikutan projek dihentikan sementara kerana masalah kekurangan pasir. "Apabila semuanya telah selesai dan berjalan semula, maka keadaan pantai akan menjadi lebih cantik.

"Kita hanya mahu memberi wajah baru kepada pantai yang sedia ada dan mengindahkan lagi pantai Teluk Kemang, tidak pula timbul isu peniaga teraniaya, kemusnahan pantai atau sebagainya," katanya.


Myanmar Government could be held responsible at ICC for not stopping these protests

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 05:10 AM PDT

Why Thein Sein dare not arrest those Bigot instigators?
Be careful Myanmar Government, because you fail to arrest or stop these kind of people, all of you could be held responsible at ICC for the Crimes against Humanity!
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ဘားအံေၾကညာခ်က္ေထာက္ခံေၾကာင္း ဆိုင္းဘုတ္ကိုင္ ဆႏၵျပသူမ်ား

ဘားအံေၾကညာခ်က္ေထာက္ခံေၾကာင္း ဆိုင္းဘုတ္ကိုင္ ဆႏၵျပသူမ်ား

ေအာက္တိုဘာ  ၂၅ ေန႔လည္ ၂နာရီ ၀န္းက်င္ခန္႔တြင္ ရခိုင္ လူမ်ိဳးေရး အစြန္းေရာက္ ၁၅၀ခန္႔က ၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္ ခန္းမေရွ႕တြင္ ဆႏၵျပပြဲအား အတားအဆီးမရွိ က်င္းပခဲ့သည္။ ေအာက္တို ဘာ ၂၁ ရက္ ေန႔ သတင္းစာ ရွင္းလင္းပြဲတြင္ သမၼတဦးသိန္းစိန္ က ရခိုင္ႏွင့္ ဘဂၤလီ (ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာ) လူမ်ိဳးစု ႏွစ္ခု ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာ အတူယွဥ္တြဲ ေနထိုင္ရမည္ ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ေျဖၾကားၿပီးေနာက္ ဘဂၤလီ မြတ္စလင္ ကုလားမ်ားႏွင့္ အတူယွဥ္တြဲ (လံုး၀) မေန ထိုင္လိုေၾကာင္း၊ သမၼတ အေနျဖင့္ ရခိုင္အေရး ျပတ္သားစြာ ေဆာင္ရြက္ေစလိုေၾကာင္း  အပါအ၀င္ အခ်က္ ၉ ခ်က္အား  ေတာင္းဆို ေသာ ဆႏၵျပပြဲ ျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့ျခင္းျဖစ္သည္။

ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ ဖြဲ႔စည္းပံု အေျခခံဥပေဒႏွင့္ ဆန္႔က်င္ေသာ၊ျပည္နယ္အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးယႏၱယားကို ၀င္ေရာက္စြက္ဖက္ ေသာ စည္းကမ္းခ်က္ ၄ ရပ္ ပါ ဘားအံ သံဃာေတာ္အခ်ိဳ႕ ၏ မြတ္စလင္ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး ေၾကညာခ်က္ကို ေထာက္ခံ ေၾကာင္း ရခိုင္အစြန္းေရာက္မ်ားက ဆိုင္းဘုတ္မ်ား ကိုင္ေဆာင္ဆႏၵျပခဲ့ၾကသည္။

 

ေတာင္းဆိုခ်က္ ၉ ခု

ေတာင္းဆိုခ်က္ ၉ ခု

ယာဥ္ထိန္းရဲမ်ား၊ လံုၿခံဳေရး ရဲတပ္ဖြဲ႔မ်ားရွိေသာ္လည္း ယင္းခြင့္ျပဳခ်က္မရွိ ျပဳလုပ္ေသာ ဆႏၵျပပြဲ အားတားဆီး ေပးျခင္း မရွိေၾကာင္း ယင္းေနရာသို႔ ေရာက္ရွိေနသူတစ္ဦး က ေျပာပါသည္။

ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတ ဦးသိန္းစိန္ ေအဖက္ပီ သတင္းဌာန သို႔ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာ အတူယွဥ္တြဲေနထိုင္ေရး ႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ ေအအက္ဖ္ပီ သတင္းဌာန သို႔ ေျဖၾကားျပီးေနာက္ပိုင္း ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ မင္းျပား၊ေျမာက္ဦး ၊ ေက်ာက္ျဖဴ စေသာ ၿမိဳ႕နယ္မ်ားတြင္ အစၥလာမ္ ဘာသာကိုးကြယ္သူ ရိုဟင္္ဂ်ာ ၊ ကမန္လူမ်ိဳးမ်ားအား ရခိုင္လူမ်ိဳးေရး အစြန္းေရာက္ မ်ားက တုိက္ခိုက္သတ္ျဖတ္ခဲ့ၾကသည္။

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Why Muslims are not celebrating Eid-ul Adha in Myanmar?

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 05:03 AM PDT

Source: Why Muslims are not celebrating Eid-ul Adha in Myanmar?

The President's Office announcement described "the Republic of the Union of Myanmar government announced that as 12th Waxing of Thadingyut, 1374 ME (Saturday, 27th October, 2012) is Bakri Eid (Eid-ul Adha) Day, the Government Offices will be closed on that day under section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act." And the director of the President's Office states that his Excellency the President did not and will not give instructions or orders or pressure to do any restriction about the celebrating the Islamic festival of Eid Al-Adha in Myanmar.

So why are Muslims not going to celebrate the Eid-ul Adha festival?

At least 112 people (mostly Muslims) have been killed in five days of ethnic and sectarian violence in Burma's western Arakan State, according to a spokesperson from the State Government. The official number of victims has increased significantly since Thursday when Arakan State authorities claimed that about 2,000 houses burnt down (mostly Muslims').

A local source told that the entire Muslim quarter—more than 300 houses belonging to the Muslim community—was burned to the ground by Arakanese Buddhists.

Several hundred Muslim people have fled their burning homes in Kyauk-Pyu Township and taken to the sea after deadly clashes on Tuesday night.

The following day, 80 boats full of fleeing Muslims were spotted heading to open water. Reports state that many boats are drowned in the Bay of Bengal; casualties include many women and children.

The umbrella organization of the all the Islamic organizations and institutions in Myanmar recently announced that Muslims are not going to celebrate the Eid-ul Adha across the whole country.

Many people are suspicious that the government might be giving pressure to Muslim organizations and communities.

The statement includes that Muslims' lives, properties and religious buildings are destroyed severely and the authority released an unusually restricted and very offensive disciplinary statement regarding the Eid-ul Adha for which Muslims have been celebrating every year. Moreover, Muslims in many cities and towns across the country are being threatened openly through various means and even though the Muslim communities reported to the respective authorities, there're not any responses (far from taking action).

"Muslim people are being insulted day by day. News from Arakan state is very hurting. The whole Muslim people feel very much unbearable. So how can we celebrate the Eid festival? To put it straight, the Muslim people are extremely deprived of their dignity.  No human rights at all. We're not regarded as humans. They are butchering Muslim people as cutting straws and they regard us like the dead. So how do we celebrate the Eid? Government gives no pressure. They only pressure us to go ahead to celebrate it," a Muslim leader said, who is a member of the investigation committee planned by the government to examine and report the earlier conflict that happened in June to the president.

Since the newly elected quasi-civilian government (in which all the positions are filled by ex-army generals) led by purported reformed-minded President U Thein Sein comes into power, the anti-Muslim sentiments are circulating openly and Muslims across the country where they are minority are being targeted by radicals and ultra-nationalists including Buddhist monks.

A Muslim business said, "In the past, these kinds of propaganda publications are circulated such as 'not to buy in Muslims' shops' and 'not to sell properties to Muslims' are distributed secretly. Now they are doing it openly, even printed in official journals and periodicals. No one is stopping this. They are threatening openly to attack our livelihood and dignity. We're born in this country, grew up in this country and we're tax-paying citizens of this country. But there's no justice and we're not protected by the citizen law because we're labelled as Muslim, we follows Islam. It's very miserable. We Muslims actually are very faithful to this country and we're very dutiful."

Recently, Buddhist extremists including ultra-nationalist leaders and Buddhist monks convened a meeting in the Pha'an Township in Karen state. Respective local government authorities were also present after which there're lots of inflammatory and offensive activities are done against the Muslims. A locally quite a popular periodical journal published their anti-Muslim statements but there's no action taken against it, not even a cautionary act.

In the western state Arakan, there're places like Min-Pyar, Mrouk-O and Kyauk-Phyu where different ethnic and religious communities co-exist peacefully previously, now wracked by the Buddhist Arakanese massacring the Muslims and it's reaching the worst situation.

The Muslim leader said, "Now Muslim villages are burnt down every day in Arakan and Muslims are being slaughtered. Anti-Muslim campaigns are being carried out in Karen state also. And Muslims are very nervous for their lives and properties. An old man beaten by Buddhist monks recently passed away yesterday. We report to government all the details to help us safeguard the lives and properties of Muslims, but no avail. The situations are far from being improved; they're getting worse and worse each day. The government should take steps for the rule of law, justice and understanding between different religious communities."

He continued, "I'm a member of the investigation commission. I know all the details. We've already done the field study in Arakan. The refugees are telling their miseries daily crying. We report to the authorities. And one after another villages are being burnt down. One after another Muslims are being slaughtered. I'm working very late since this happens. I'm very busy with the Arakan issue. Few days back the Buddhist Arakanese surrounded about 10 Muslim villages. I'm calling the security minister since 7 am, reporting him what's going on and where. While speaking, three villages are burnt down. Still many villages are surrounded."

Now even the authorities are anti-Muslim proxies and the local media is also instigating anti-Muslim sentiments. A senior Muslim journalist said, "Media has gone too far. Their one-sided hate campaign can be seen clearly. Now we can see the canines of these extremists. It exposes the lack of media ethics and irresponsible acts of journalists. Last time they complained about the lack of media freedom, but now when the restrictions are relaxed slightly, they are running anti-Muslim campaigns and they are pleased with that."

The Muslim leader said, "What I'd like to highlight here is that this statement released is very crucial. We have differences among different organizations, but we decided together in unison and this is very proud. This is a monumental decision. We've a long way to go. This is not an easy one."



ကိုယ့္ဖာသာ အိဒ္မလုပ္တာမဟုတ္၊ မယံုလို ့မလုပ္တာ

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 04:55 AM PDT

Source: ကိုယ့္ဖာသာ အိဒ္မလုပ္တာမဟုတ္၊ မယံုလို ့မလုပ္တာ ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၂၇၊ ၂၀၁၂
M-Media ညီညီလင္းေဇာ္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံလံုးဆိုင္ရာ အစၥလာမ္အဖြဲ ့ႀကီးက ဒီႏွစ္ အိဒ္ပြဲေတာ္မလုပ္ေတာ့ဘူးလုိ ့ဆံုးျဖတ္လိုက္ တယ္ဆိုတာ ႀကားႀကားခ်င္းမွာ အေလးသိပ္မထားျဖစ္ပါ။ မလုပ္နဲ ့ဆိုေတာ့ မလုပ္ဘူးေပါ့။ ခု ေအာက္တိုဘာ၂၆ ရက္ေန ့ ေက်ာ္ ျပီး ၂၇ ထဲအ၀င္မွာေတာ့ ခံစားရတယ္။ ငါတို ့အ ျမတ္တႏိုးႏွစ္ စဥ္လုပ္လာခဲ့တဲ့ရိုးရာပြဲေတာ္ ငါတို ့ဒီႏွစ္ မလုပ္ျဖစ္ေတာ့ဘူးဆိုျပီးေတာ့။

ဒီပြဲကို ဘာေႀကာင့္ငါတို ့ျမတ္ႏိုးျပီး မလုပ္ရလို ့ ဘာေႀကာင့္၀မ္းနည္းရတာလဲ။ နားမလည္ပဲ ဘုထိုင္ေျပာတဲ့လူေတြ၊ မသိက်ိဳးကြ်ံျပဳတဲ့ လူပိန္းေတြ၊ ေခါင္းထဲမွာ စဥ္းစားဖို ့မပါတဲ့ နလပိန္းတုံးေတြ အတြက္ကေတာ့ ႏြားသတ္ပြဲေပါ့၊ ငါတို ့အတြက္ကေတာ့ အသားလွဴေကာင္းမွဳျပဳပြဲ။ ဒီထက္မကဆိုရင္ တိရိစၳာန္ေတြကို ရက္ရက္စက္ စက္မျပဳေအာင္ သင္ေပးတဲ့ပြဲ။ ဒီလိုေရးလို ့ ၀ိုင္းဆဲႀကပါအံုးမယ္။ အားရပါးရ ပက္ပက္စက္စက္ ေလွာင္ေျပာင္ႀကပါအံုးမယ္။ ႏြားေတာ့သတ္ျပီး မရက္စက္ေအာင္ သင္ေပးတယ္ဟုတ္လားဆိုျပီး။ ဟုတ္ပါတယ္၊ ေသခ်ာစဥ္းစားႀကည့္ပါ။

သတ္တယ္ဆိုတာ ေရဆူဆူထဲႏွစ္သတ္တာမဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ အခြ်န္အစူးနဲ့ ထိုးသတ္တာမဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ ရိုက္သတ္ ခုတ္သတ္တာမဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ ျပီးျပည့္စံုေသာ သိပၺံ နည္းက်ေသာ အစၥလာမ္ဘာသာက လည္လွီးခိုင္းတယ္ဆိုတာ ပင္မအာရံုေႀကာေတြကို ၃ ခ်က္နဲ့ စကၠန္ ့ပိုင္းအတြင္းျဖတ္ခိုင္းထားတဲ့အတြက္ အာရံုေႀကာျပတ္ သြားလုိ ့ (ဦးေနာက္နဲ ့ခႏၵၶာဆက္ထားတဲ့ အသိအာရံုေႀကာေတြျပတ္သြားလို ့) သူတို ့့မွာ နာႀကဥ္မွဴကို မသိ (မရွိ) ေတာ့ပါဘူး။ ဒီကိစၥ ေဆးသိပၺံပညာရွင္ေတြေရာ အစၥလာမ္ဘာသာေရးပညာရွင္ေတြပါ ရွင္းျပျပီးသားပါ။ အမွန္တကယ္ သေဘာေပါက္ခ်င္တယ္ဆိုရင္ ရွာဖတ္ႀကည့္ပါ။ (စိတ္လည္းမ၀င္စား နားမလည္ခ်င္ပဲ ငါ့စကားႏြားရ ထိုင္ဆဲမဲ့လူေတြအတြက္ေတာ့ အခ်ိန္ကုန္ခံျပီး မေရးေတာ့ပါ)။

စည္းကမ္းတက်နဲ့ သိပၺံနည္းက် အသားေဖာ္ျပီး ေပးကမ္းလွဴဒါန္းတဲ့ပြဲပါ။ ဒီလိုအလွဴကို အေႀကာင္းျပဳျပီး မေတြ ့တာႀကာတဲ့ အမ်ိဳးေတြ၊ ေမာင္ႏွမေတြ၊ သူငယ္ ခ်င္းေတြနဲ ့ေတြ ့တယ္။ ဒီေန ့ကိုအေႀကာင္းျပဳျပီး မေခၚမေျပာတာေတြရပ္ျပီး ျပန္ေခၚႀကတယ္၊ အမွားရွိရင္ခြင့္လြတ္ဖို ့ တေယာက္နဲ့ တေယာက္ေတာင္းပန္ႀကတယ္၊ ေသဆံုးျပီးတဲ့ မိဘ ဖိုးဖြား အမ်ိဳး ဆရာသမားေတြရဲ ့ သခ်ိဳင္းမွာ ဆုမြန္ေကာင္းေတာင္းႀကတယ္၊ ေန ့စဥ္နဲ့အမွ် ရုန္းကန္ေနရတာေတြေမ့ျပီး မိသားစုေတြ အမ်ိဳးေတြ နဲ ့ ေပ်ာ္ေပ်ာ္ပါးပါးေနႀကတယ္။ ခ်က္ႀက ျပဳတ္ႀက စားႀက ေသာက္ႀက။ ဒါေတြအားလံုး ငါတို  ့ဒီႏွစ္မလုပ္ရေတာ့ဘူး။

ခုခ်ိန္ဆိုရင္အိဒ္ေပါ့ဗ်ာ။ နံနက္လင္းရင္ေတာ့ အိဒ္မနက္ေပါ့။ ခါတိုင္းဆိုရင္ အိဒ္ေန ့ မနက္မိုးမလင္းခင္ေစာေစာထတယ္၊ ေရခ်ိဳးတယ္၊ ဘုရားစာဖတ္တယ္၊ ေ၀းေ၀း တခါမွစားရတဲ့ အစားေသာက္နဲ ့ နံနက္စာစားႀကတယ္။ ျပီးရင္ အ၀တ္အသစ္၀တ္ျပီးပလီသြားႀကတယ္။ ဘုရားရွိခိုးျပီးရင္ သူငယ္ခ်င္းေတြ အမ်ိဳးေတြနဲ ့ ႏွဳတ္ဆက္ ႀကတယ္။ အမ်ိဳးအိမ္ေတြသြားတယ္။ အေ၀းက အမ်ိဳးေတြ မိတ္ေတြေတြကို ဖုန္းေခၚမယ္။ စုေဆာင္းတာေတြထဲက လွဴႀကတယ္။ တႏွစ္မွာ တခါရတဲ့ ဒီ အမွတ္တရပြဲ၊ ငါတို ့ဆံုးသြားျပီ။

ငါတို ့ေတာင္ ဒီေလာက္၀မ္းနည္းေနရင္ ေနစရာအိမ္ေပ်ာက္သြားတဲ့ ရခိုုင္ကမြတ္စလင္မ္ေတြ၊ အေမေသ အေဖေသ သားသမီးေသ ႀကံဳလိုုက္ရတဲ့ ရခိုုင္ျပည္က ဒုုကၡသည္ေတြ မနက္ျဖန္ ဘယ္လိုအိဒ္လုပ္ႀကမလဲ။

ဒီေန ့ ရခိုင္အေရးအခင္းကဓာတ္ပံုေတြေတြ ့တယ္။ ကေလးေလးေတြငိုေနတယ္။ အစားေတြမစားရ ေရေတြမေသာက္ရေတာ့ ေဖ်ာ့ေတာ့ေနႀကတယ္။ အဖိုးႀကီး အဖြားႀကီးအိုေတြကို ေပြ ့ျပီးသယ္ေနရႀကရတယ္။ ေကာင္မေလး ၂ ေယာက္ ေသြးအိုင္ထဲမွာ လဲေသေနတယ္။ အနီးထုပ္နဲ ့ ကေလးတေယာက္ ေက်ာက္ျဖဴက ထြက္လာတာ စစ္ေတြေရာက္ေတာ့ အသက္မရွိေတာ့ဘူး။

စစ္ေတြအေရာက္ဆံုးသြားတဲ့ ကေလးေလး

အျပံဳးေတြနဲ ့ ေက်ာ္ျဖတ္ရမဲ့တေန ့မ်က္ရည္ေတြ ေသြးေတြနဲ ့ လွူးေနေရာ့မယ္။ အေလာင္းေတြနဲ ့ ယင္ေကာင္ေတြ ၀ဲေနေရာ့မယ္။ ဆာေလွာင္လို ့ ကေလးေတြေအာ္ေနႀကမယ္။ ေကြ်းစရာမရွိလို ့ အေမေတြ ေငးေနႀကမယ္။ အသက္မရွိေတာ့တဲ့ ရင္ေသြးေလးေတြအတြက္ ရင္ကြဲေရာ့မယ္။ ေျပးစရာမရွိလို ့ ငိုေနေတာ့မယ္။

သူတို ့ဒီလို လုပ္ရက္တယ္။ ငါတို ့ရဲ ့ အျမတ္တႏိုးေန ့ကို ဒီလိုဖ်က္ဆီးရက္တယ္။ ငါတို ့ မေမ့ေတာ့ဘူးအစြန္းေရာက္ အၾကမ္းဖက္သမား ရခိုင္ေတြ၊ နည္းအမ်ိဳးမ်ိဳးနဲ႔ အားေပးအားေျမွာက္တဲ့ေကာင္ေတြ၊ ေသြးဆာေနတဲ့ လူသတ္သမားေတြ။

သူတို ့လုပ္ရပ္တယ္ ဖ်က္ဆီးရက္တယ္လို ့ေျပာရေအာင္ အစိုးရကမတားပါဘူး၊ သူတို ့ဟာသူတို ့ မလုပ္တာပါလို ့ အစိုးရရံုးက ေျပာပါတယ္။ ဒါကို ျမန္မာသတင္းဌာနေတြကလည္း မွဴးေဇာ္ကို ကိုးကားျပီး တသီႀကီးေဖာ္ျပႀကတယ္။ မလွိမ့္တပတ္အျမဲလုပ္တတ္တဲ့ အစုိးရကို ကိုးကားႀကေတာ့တယ္။

မြတ္စလင္မ္ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြက သူတို ့ဖာသာသူတို ့ ဆံုးျဖတ္ခ်င္သလို ဆံုးျဖတ္တာမဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ အစိုုးရကလုပ္ခြင့္မပိတ္ဘူးဆိုတာ မွန္တယ္။ ဒါေပမဲ့ အစိုုးရ ရူးခ်င္ဟန္ေဆာင္ေနတာ၊ သူမဟုတ္သလိုလုပ္ေနတာက အစၥလာမ္ေတြကုိ ဒီေလာက္ ေစာ္ကားေနတာ တိုက္ခိုက္ေနတာကို ဘာမွအေရးမယူေပးဘူး။ ေပၚတင္ တိုက္ခိုက္ေနတာ၊ စည္းရံုးေနတာ၊ လွွံဳ ့ဆာ္ေနတာ၊ စာေတြျဖန္ ့ေနတာ၊ ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာကိုဆႏၡျပျပီး အစၥလာမ္ကိုေပၚတင္တိုက္ခိုက္ေနတာေတြကို လြတ္ထားေပးတယ္။ အစိုးရထဲကလူေတြကိုယ္တိုင္က အစၥလာမ္ဆန္ ့က်င္ေရးလုပ္ေနတယ္။ မွဴးေဇာ္ကိုယ္တိုင္က မုန္းတီးေရးလုုပ္ေနတယ္။ သတင္းမွားေတြေပးေနတယ္။

အစၥလာမ္ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြ အႀကိမ္ႀကိမ္သြားေျပာတယ္၊ စာတင္တယ္၊ ေတာင္းဆိုတယ္၊ ထိန္းေပးဖို ့ေမတၱာရပ္ခံတယ္။ ဘာမွမလုုပ္ေပးဘူး။ အိဒ္ပြဲအတြက္လည္း လံုျခံဳေရးမေပးႏိုုင္ဘူးလို ့ေျပာတယ္။ လံုုျခံဳေရးေပးဖို ့ေနေနသာသာ သူတို ့ကိုယ္တိုင္က အစၥလာမ္ဆန္ ့က်င္ေရးအတြက္ လမ္းဖြင့္ထားေပးတာကို သိသိႀကီးနဲ ့ မြတ္စလင္မ္ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြက ျငိမ္ေနရမလား။ ကမၻာမီးေလာင္ သားေကာင္ခ်နင္းေနတာကို သိသိနဲ ့ မ်က္စိမွိတ္ျပီး ေထာင္ေခ်ာက္ထဲဆင္းရမလား။

အစိုုးရမက မတားျမစ္ထားဘူး၊ သူတို ့ဖာသာသူတို ့ မလုပ္တာဆိုျပီး မလိမ့္တပတ္မေျပာနဲ ့။ လူပိန္းေတြး လူပိန္းေရးမလုပ္ႀကနဲ ့။ ျပသနာမျဖစ္ျဖစ္ေအာင္ လုပ္ေနႀကတာကိုသိလ်က္နဲ ့ အစိုးရဖက္က တာ၀န္ပ်က္ကြက္ေနလို ့၊ လံုျခံဳမွဳမရွိေတာ့တာကို သိလ်က္နဲ ့ လံုျခံဳေရးမေပးလို ့၊ ကုန္ကုန္ေျပာမယ္ အစိုးရကိုုမယံုလို ့ မြတ္စလင္မ္ေတြ ကိုယ့္ဖာသာကိုယ္ ဆင္ျခင္လိုက္ႀကတာလို ့ပဲေျပာပါ။



ရာဇ၀တ္ေကာင္မ်ားကို အမိဖမ္းမယ္

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 04:36 AM PDT

ျမန္မာျပည္ထဲမွာ- လူသားေပါင္းမ်ားစြာကို အစုလိုက္အၿပံဳလိုက္ သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင္း၊ ေနရပ္ဇာတိမ်ားမွ အစုလိုက္ အၿပံဳလိုက္ ေမာင္းထုတ္ျခင္း၊ လူသားမ်ိဳးႏြယ္စု တစ္ခုအား ဂုဏ္သိကၡာညႇိဳးႏြယ္ေစရန္ လႈံ႔ေဆာ္ျခင္း၊ လူသား ခ်င္းၾကား အမုန္းတရားမ်ိဳးေစ့ခ်ေပးျခင္း-တုိ႔ဟာ Crime Against Humanity နဲ႔ ကမၻာ့ခံုရံုးကို တင္ဘို႔ ျပည့္စံု လံုေလာက္တဲ့ အေၾကာင္းရင္းမ်ား ျဖစ္တယ္။

ျမန္မာျပည္ထဲမွာ ျဖစ္ခဲ့တာေတြ၊ ျဖစ္ေနတာေတြဟာ ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာနဲ႔ ရခိုင္အၾကား ျဖစ္တဲ့ မ်ိဳးႏြယ္စုခ်င္း ပဋိပကၡ မဟုတ္ဘူး- ဗုဒၶဘာသာ အၾကမ္းဖက္မ်ားက အစၥလာမ္ဘာသာ၀င္ေတြကို မ်ိဳးျဖဳတ္တဲ့ မ်ိဳးျပဳတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ ေမာင္းထုတ္မႈ ျဖစ္တယ္ ဆိုတာ ျငင္းမရႏိုင္တဲ့ အေထာက္အထားေတြ ရွိေနတယ္။ ဒါေၾကာင့္ ရိုးရိုးသာမန္ ရခိုင္ ဗုဒၶဘာသာမ်ားက ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာမ်ားကို သုတ္သင္ေနျခင္း မဟုတ္ဘဲ ဘုန္းႀကီးမ်ားကိုယ္တိုင္က တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုး မြတ္ဆလင္ ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး ဆႏၵျပၿပီး ေခါင္းေဆာင္ခဲ့တယ္။ ရခိုင္ေတာနယ္က ဆင္းရဲႏြမ္းပါးသူေတြ၊ လူဆိုး လူမိုက္ေတြကို ကုလားသတ္ပြဲမွာ မပါရင္ မင္းရဲ႔ သာေရးနာေရးကို ငါတို႔ တာ၀န္မယူဘူး- မင္းကို ဗုဒၶဘာသာ တြင္းက ထုတ္ပစ္မယ္လို႔ အၾကပ္ကိုင္ စည္းရံုးခဲ့တယ္။ ဒါေတြ အားလံုး တိက်တဲ့ အေထာက္အထား သက္ေသ သက္ကန္ ရွိေနၿပီး ျဖစ္တယ္။

ဒုတိယ အဆင့္အေနနဲ႔ ငါတို႔မွာ ကမၻာ့ခံုရံုးကို တင္ဘို႔ ကၽြမ္းက်င္ၿပီး အေတြ႔အႀကံဳရင့္က်က္တဲ့ ကမၻာ့ ေရွ႔ေနေတြ နဲ႔ အမႈအပ္ၿပီးလည္း ျဖစ္ေနၿပီ။ အခုအခ်ိန္မွာ သူတို႔က အမႈတြဲ ေရးေနခ်ိန္ ျဖစ္ေနၿပီ။

ဒီထက္ပိုၿပီးခုိင္လံုတဲ့ သက္ေသမ်ား ရေစဘို႔- အသတ္ခံရတဲ့ အျပစ္မယ့္ ျပည္သူ႔ အေလာင္းေတြကို အစုလိုက္ အၿပံဳလိုက္ ဘယ္လိုျမႇဳပ္သလဲ၊ ဘယ္ေနရာေတြမွာ ျမႇဳပ္သလဲ။ အေလာင္းေတြကို ဘယ္လို ေဖ်ာက္ဖ်က္သလဲ၊ ဘယ္ပါတီ၊ ဘယ္အုပ္စုက အၾကမ္းဖက္ လူစုေတြကို ဘယ္လို ေခၚလာၿပီး လူစုသလဲ- ဆိုတာေတြကို ရာဇ၀တ္ ေကာင္မ်ားအေပၚက ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ေနတဲ့ Satellite Sentinel Project ကို လြန္ခဲ့တဲ့ ၃၉ ရက္ကတည္းက တပ္ ဆင္ၿပီး ျဖစ္ေနတယ္ ဆိုတာ- လူမိုက္မ်က္ကန္း ပညာမဲ့မ်ား မသိခဲ့ေလျခင္းသာ ျဖစ္တယ္။

ငါတို႔က မတရားမႈကို တရားမႈနဲ႔ ေတာ္လွန္ဘို႔ ျပင္ဆင္ၿပီး ျဖစ္ေနပါတယ္။ ကမၻာအလယ္မွာ အစၥလာမ္က အၾကမ္းဖက္သလား-၊ သို႔မဟုတ္ မြတ္ဆလင္မ်ားကို နာမည္ဖ်က္ေနတဲ့ ေမတၱာရွင္ ဟန္ေဆာင္သူမ်ားက အၾကမ္းဖက္သလား- မၾကာမွီ ေပၚလာရမွာပါ။

ငါ ေျပာတာေတြ ေလဖန္းဒါန္းစီးၿပီး ၿခိမ္းေျခာက္တာလား၊ လက္ေတြ႔လား ဆုိတာေတာ့- သတင္းပတ္ ၅ ပတ္ အတြင္း အေျဖ ေပၚလာရေစပါမယ္လို႔- တိုင္းျပည္ကို ကတိေပးပါတယ္။ လက္ရွိ ေဆာင္ရြက္ေနတာေတြထဲက ဖြင့္ေျပာႏိုင္သမွ်ေလာက္ကိုသာ ေျပာရျခင္းသာ ျဖစ္တယ္ ဆိုတာကိုလည္း-၊ မၾကာမွီ ရက္အတြင္း ရာဇ၀တ္ ေကာင္မ်ား လက္ေတြ႔ရင္ဆုိင္ရပါေတာ့မယ္။

လူဆိုးလူမိုက္ ေသြးေအးေအးနဲ႔ ရက္စက္တဲ့ တိုင္းျပည္သစၥာေဖါက္ မ်ိဳးျပဳတ္သတ္ျဖတ္တဲ့ တရားခံမ်ားကို ဖယ္ ရွားပစ္မွ- အနာဂါတ္ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွာ လူေကာင္းလူေတာ္ေတြ အတြက္ အခြင့္အေရး ရလာမယ္လို႔လည္း ငါတို႔ ယံုၾကည္တယ္။ လူဆိုးလူမိုက္ အၾကမ္းဖက္ မ်ိဳးျဖဳတ္သတ္တဲ့ ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားနဲ႔ အေပါင္းပါမ်ားကို ကမၻာ့ခံုရံုး ကို တင္လိုက္လို႔ တစ္တုိင္းျပည္လံုးက ငါတို႔ကို မေၾကနပ္ရင္လည္း ငါတို႔ အေနနဲ႔ အနာဂါတ္မ်ိဳးဆက္အတြက္ အေကာင္းကို လုပ္ေဆာင္ေပးခဲ့ျခင္း အတြက္ ငါတို႔ဟာ အၾကမ္းဖက္ လူသတ္ေကာင္မ်ားကို ေတာ္လွန္မႈနဲ႔ တရားခံအျဖစ္ ရဲရဲ တင္းတင္း ခံယူလိုက္မယ္။

အၾကမ္းဖက္ အုပ္စုက အခုအခ်ိန္မွာ ငါ့ ကို သတ္လိုက္ရင္လည္း- ငါတို႔ တင္ပို႔ထားတဲ့ အမႈတြဲ ဖိုင္က ကမၻာ့ ေရွ႔ေနမ်ား လက္ထဲကို ေရာက္ေနၿပီ- ဆက္တိုက္ေဆာင္ရြက္သြားမယ့္ လူေတြ ရွိေနၿပီ ဆုိတာကိုလည္း ထပ္ဆင့္ အသိေပးလိုပါတယ္။

မတရားမႈဟာ တရားမႈေအာက္မွာ ျပားျပား၀ပ္သြားေစရပါမယ္။ ေနရာတိုင္းမွာ မတရားမႈကသာ အႏိုင္ရေနရင္- ဒီကမၻာမွာ တရား ဆိုတာ ရွိေတာ့မွာ မဟုတ္ဘူး—- ဆိုတာေတာ့ အမွန္တရားကို ခ်စ္တဲ့ ျမန္မာျပည္သား အားလံုး လက္ေတြ႔ သိျမင္ေစရပါမယ္။

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ျမန္မာမြတ္ဆလင္ တန္းတူညီမွ် အခြင့္အေရး လႈပ္ရွားမႈ
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Source: ရာဇ၀တ္ေကာင္မ်ားကို အမိဖမ္းမယ္



ALL MYANMAR ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS’

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 03:34 AM PDT

REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR
ALL MYANMAR ISLAMIC RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION
(Office of the Committee for accepting the using of Government Religious Grant)
No.214, Bo Sun Pat Street, Pabedan TSP, Yangon. Phones: 388146, 253603, 252508, 241717, 241212, 296134.
DECLARATION REGARDING QURBANI FOR 2012.

Dated the 23rd-October, 2012
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(27th-October, 2012)
All the Muslims of Myanmar,
(All the people of the world)
AS SALAAMU ALAIKUM WARAHMATHULLAH WABAR KARTHU.

1. All the Religious in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar are enjoying freedom of worship and it is provided in the Constitution.

2. Muslims in Myanmar have been observing QURBANI peacefully with the permission of successive governments every year.

3. This year muslims in some regions of Arakan State have been facing with lootings, burnings and destructions of their homes, persons and properties, destroying religious buildings. There is no security yet. Also in certain states and regions. There are new restrictions being imposed regarding QURBANI. And also in Karen State-Pa An, Mon State-Mawlamyaing and Mandalay. Some non-government organizations have been insulting Islam and Mulsims and pamphlets are also being distributing and agitating against muslims and their by. They are opposing existing laws and infringing human rights problems.

4. All Myanmar Islamic Religious Organization has written and informed the Union Government about a foresaid problems but still we have not get received any reply today.

5. Although we have every rights and permission by the Government and under prevailing provisions of laws to do QURBANI, we decided to suspend QURBANI regrettably throughout the country because we presumed that the Government could not provide us with effective security.

Al-Haj Moulana Yousoof
Vice Chairman
Jamiat Ulama-al Islam (H.Q)
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Al-Haj Nyunt Maung Shaing
Chairman
The Islamic Religious Affair Council
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Al-Haj Myint Tun
Chairman
All Myanmar, Myanmar Muslim Youth
Religious Affair Organization (M.M.Y.R.O)

Hla Win
Chairman
Myanmar Muslim Nation Affair Organization
Yangon.



Myanmar Genocide victims of Kyauk Phyu fled to sea ( Photos), people floating over boats without basic needs

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 02:56 AM PDT

Source: Myanmar Genocide victims of Kyauk Phyu fled to sea ( Photos), people floating over boats without basic needs

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After a whole night of burning, looting and killing in Kyauk Phyu,by Buddhists Rakhine, the survivors desperately fled to escape genocide of Muslims  in Burma. According to RFA interview with a survivor,7000 people are currently floating over the boats around Kyauk Phyu. How long they will be able to live in sea without basic needs. The whole world should see with their own eyes, then decide what to do with the Racist Government of Myanmar!

After burning and killing for a whole night in Kyauk Phyu, Paik Saik Village, desperate people turned to sea which is only way for their escape. Security forces forced them back to land where they were mercilessly chopped and killed by Rakhine Racists or thugs of higher authorities waiting at shore. According to an eye witness, the sea turned red with blood and floating body parts are everywhere. So who are the culprits ?

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ေက်ာက္ျဖဴမွထြက္ေျပးလာေသာ မြတ္စလင္ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 02:45 AM PDT

ေက်ာက္ျဖဴမွထြက္ေျပးလာေသာ မြတ္စလင္ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား

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ေက်ာက္ျဖဴျမိဳ႕တြင္ ရခိုင္အၾကမ္းဖက္သမားမ်ားရဲ႕ မီးရိႈ႕ အၾကမ္းဘက္လုပ္ရပ္မ်ားေၾကာင့္ မြတ္စလင္မ္ရြာမ်ားအားလံုး ျပာက်ပ်က္ဆီးသြားခဲ့ပါတယ္။ အသက္မေသဘဲက်န္ရစ္တဲ့ မြတ္စလင္မ်ားဟာ စက္ေလွမ်ားျဖင့္ ပင္လယ္ျပင္သို႔ ထြက္ေျပးတိမ္းေရွာင္လာရတဲ့ မြတ္စလင္မ္မ်ား ရဲ႕ ပံုမ်ားျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

Photo: M-Media

(ဖုန္းျဖင့္ ရိုက္ကူးထားျခင္းျဖစ္ေသာေႀကာင့္ ဓာတ္ပံု အရြယ္ေသးငယ္ေနျခင္းျဖစ္သည္) Look at the pics at the source here in M media @



Klip video kuasa rakyat ! kongsikan

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 02:28 AM PDT


Muslim Rohingyas under “vicious” attack in Myanmar: rights group

Posted: 27 Oct 2012 02:13 AM PDT

Source: Muslim Rohingyas under "vicious" attack in Myanmar: rights group

(Reuters) – A human rights group expressed concern for the safety of thousands of Muslims on Saturday after revealing satellite images of a once-thriving coastal community reduced to ashes during a week of violence in western Myanmar.

The images released by the New York-based Human Rights Watch show "near total destruction" of a predominantly Rohingya Muslim part of Kyaukpyu, one of several areas in Rakhine state where battles between Rohingyas and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists threaten to derail the former Burma's fragile democratic transition.

More than 811 buildings and houseboats were razed in Kyaukpyu on October 24, forcing many Rohingya to flee north by sea toward the state capital Sittwe, said Human Rights Watch.

"Burma's government urgently needs to provide security for the Rohingya in Arakan (Rakhine) State, who are under vicious attack," said Phil Robertson, the group's deputy Asia director. (Link to Human Rights Watch images: here related_material/2012_Burma_Satimage.pdf)

There were widespread unconfirmed reports of boatloads of Rohingyas trying to cross the sea border to neighboring Bangladesh, which has denied them refugee status since 1992.

Dozens of boats full of Rohingyas with no food or water had fled Kyaukpyu, an industrial zone important to China, and other recent hotspots were seeking access on Friday to overcrowded refugee camps around the state capital Sittwe, according to four Rohingya refugee sources.

Some boats were blocked by security forces from reaching the shore and few Rohingyas managed to reach the camps, the sources said by telephone.

Wan-lark foundation, an organization that has been assisting Rakhine Buddhist refugees, said no clashes in the state had been reported to them since Friday night, but dead bodies of Rakhines had been found.

"Around 6pm last night in Kyawtyaw, the bodies of 16 Rakhines were found in the sea. They had died during the attacks on Thursday. We're looking for more bodies," representative Tun Mein Thein said on Saturday.

The chaos suggests the reformist government is struggling to contain historic ethnic and religious tensions suppressed during nearly a half century of military rule that ended last year.

A Rakhine government spokesman put the death toll at 112 as of Friday. But within hours state media revised it to 67 killed from October 21 to 25, with 95 wounded and nearly 3,000 houses destroyed.

DEATH TOLL "UNDERESTIMATED"

The death toll could be far higher, said Human Rights Watch, citing "allegations from witnesses fleeing scenes of carnage and the government's well-documented history of underestimating figures that might lead to criticism of the state."

The clashes come just five months after communal unrest killed more than 80 people and displaced at least 75,000 in the same region.

A boat carrying 120 Muslims from Kyaukpyu was intercepted by Rakhines, who killed the men and raped the women, the advocacy group Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK said in a statement. This claim could not be verified.

"Ethnic cleansing is happening under the noses of the international community and they are doing nothing," said Tun Khin, the group's president. "We have confirmed reports that hundreds of people have been killed and the government must be aware of that."

Kyaukpyu is crucial to China's most strategic investment in Myanmar: twin pipelines that will carry oil and natural gas through the town on the Bay of Bengal to China's energy-hungry western provinces.

The United Nations has warned that Myanmar's fledgling democracy could be "irreparably damaged" by the violence.

Rohingyas are officially stateless. Buddhist-majority Myanmar's government regards the estimated 800,000 Rohingyas in the country as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, and not as one of the country's 135 official ethnic groups, and denies them citizenship.

But many of those expelled from Kyaukpyu are not Rohingya but Muslims from the officially recognized Kaman minority, said Chris Lewa, director of the Rohingya advocacy group, Arakan Project. "It's not just anti-Rohingya violence anymore, it's anti-Muslim," she said.

It was unclear what set off the latest arson and killing that started on Sunday. In June, tension flared after the rape and murder of a Buddhist woman that was blamed on Muslims, but there was no obvious spark this time.

Rights groups such as Amnesty International have called on Myanmar to amend or repeal a 1982 citizenship law to end the Rohingyas' stateless condition.

(Reporting by Reuters staff reporters; Writing by Andrew R.C. Marshall; Editing by Jonathan Thatcher)



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