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  • History Of Burma Rhetorical Analysis

    After reading these two passages, I felt angry and depressed. How could someone possibly live with themselves knowing that they rushed someone to their death. Not only that but tell someone how to live their lives or even what to believe in. In the passage of about the History of Burma By Thomas R. Lansner, it explained how Burma's people over many centuries were largely revoked of their authority after Britain's 19th century conquest of Burma. I say that no one should have the right to take anything from anyone who had struggled for it for so long. A scene that made me very angry was when the people or Burma tried to protest and fight for their equality the dictator ordered the soldiers to shoot, arrest, or torture them. As a read this,I tried…

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  • Burma (Myanmar: The Most Isolated Country Of The World

    Burma (Myanmar) was an independent for the last 14 years until the rise of the military dictatorship which led them being isolated from their country. Burma is known to be the second most isolated country in the world due to the large part of the military dictatorship. The reason why I chose this topic is because my parents, my aunt, and my uncle grew up there. When I was a child, I never understood the background story or the life of Myanmar that my parents told me. Even today, I still do not…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi Research Paper

    Burma is a nation that has overcome many challenges in order to become the democratic country it is today. But like all nations in the world, Burma has its own history to the development of the country. Burma’s colonization and decolonization began the process for its governmental development. Despite establishing a government, Burma’s decolonization plagued the country with political instability which created long-lasting problems that created a military regime. As time went on, political…

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  • Is The British Rule In Burmese Days By George Orwell

    George Orwell critiques British rule in Burma through John Flory by having Flory detest the imperial rule, yet have him also feel caught up in the riptides of the imperial movement as though he must go on with it or face being isolated from everyone else around him. In Burmese Days, when thinking about his fellow Englishmen’s culture during a conversation with Dr. Veraswami, John Flory thinks to himself, “Dull boozing witless porkers! Was it possible that they could go on week after week, year…

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  • Dehumanization In The Rohingya

    The Muslim Rohingya minority have lived alongside the predominately Buddhist majority in Burma since the 11th century (“Persecution of,” n.d.). According to Wikipedia, Burmese King Bayinnaung banned prominent Muslim holidays such as Eid al-Adha and Eid al- Fitr (“Persecution of,” n.d.). Shortly after, Burmese king Bodawpaya slaughtered four of the country’s most influential religious leaders for refusing to eat pork (“Persecution of,” n.d.). Recently, in June 2012, the brutality escalated…

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  • Aung San Suu Kyi

    Currently one of Burma’s most prominent democratic leaders, Aung San Suu Kyi, founder of the National League of Democracy (NLD), is taking a stand in history by helping Burma overcome the State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC). By peacefully protesting against Dictator U Ne Win and the organization he is behind since 1988, she has saved numerous Burmese citizens from losing their lives and family members. When Suu Kyi overcame Dictator U Ne Win, Burma became a Democracy, and Aung San…

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  • Burma Case Study

    A problem for the effectiveness of policy in Burma is the lack of the role of the countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Thailand and other members of ASEAN are large investors in Burma, and therefore have no interest in sanctioning their economic partner (Green, & Mitchell, 2007). Thailand has said that it believes sanctions are the wrong policy toward Burma and that it would not participate in sanctions (Tansubhapol, 2009). The currently uninvolved countries…

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  • Essay On George Orwell Imperialism

    non-fictional story, “Shooting an elephant”. This story involves around the time that Orwell worked as an Imperial British police officer in Burma. Back in this period of time, European countries had this misconception, that it was their job to civilize and educate these unfortunate people. In this essay, George Orwell opposes Imperialism. Then he uses the Burmese elephant incident to reveal how crucial and inhuman Imperialism is toward the native of Burma. But George wasn’t the only…

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  • What Happened In The Book Night By Elie Wiesel

    This genocide was clearly pre-planned in Myanmar before the genocide occurred. According to Al Jazeera Investigation unit and an independent study report by Information Sciences Consulting, Inc (ISCI) concluded that “The riots in 2012 which saw conflicts between ethnic Rakime Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims erupt, were pre-planned.” (Al Jazeera News) Many Rohingyas have tried to escape but it's almost impossible to leave the country. United nations high commissioner for refugees, (UNHCR)…

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  • George Orwell Shooting And Elephant Summary

    Could you shoot an animal to save your pride or to not look like a fool to others? Some of you may say yes and some may say no. In Orwell’s “Shooting and Elephant” he puts his personal experience as a police officer in Burma and an insight on the imperialism during this time. Orwell goes into detail how he hated his job and he was against the corruption and inhumanity that was going on. Until one day an incident happened, which Orwell was called to take care of an aggressive elephant that had…

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