Rakhine State

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  • Dehumanization In The Rohingya

    Ma Nu, a Rohingya residing in the state of Rakhine, witnessed as the barbarity transpired (Otis, 2013). Molotov cocktails were set on fire by a group of Buddhist and thrown into the village completely demolishing around 800 homes, along with 3 villagers getting their throats slit (Otis, 2013). During the raid, the Rohingya lost their fishing equipment, clothes and I.D cards (Otis, 2013). As part of the government’s agenda, ethnic cleansing has taken place. The Burmese government is attempting to halt the reproduction of the Rohingya, using measures such as mass incinerations of villages. According to Morse, Buddhist monks are burning Muslim neighborhoods, mosques, and community centers (Morse, 2013). The government claims, these atrocities are meant to stop “rapid population growth”…

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  • Rohingya In Medieval Period

    Indeed, it was independent up to eighteenth century due to its geographical placement. Though, the word Rohingya is apparently a modern term which derives from Rooinga and Rwangya. Rohingya may come from Rakhanga or Roshanga that has been used for the state of Arakan and generally mean “inhabitant of Rohang”, historically signifies the early Muslim name for the Arakan (Leider, 2012). Though Andrew Tan disagreed with the statement and said that the word comes from Arabic word Rahim which…

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  • Rohingya Conflict

    in Myanmar, mostly in the western coastal state of Rakhine. They use their own language, and they have their own culture. However, Rohingya people claim that they have a long historical connection to Rakhine State. There are many conflicts and clashes between the Rohingya and the government, as well as some other ethnic groups in Rakhine. When Myanmar gained independence in 1948, the Rohingya were able to apply for identity cards, which offered some rights, and some even served in Parliament.…

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  • Rohingya Essay

    Who are the Rohingya? The Rohingyas are said to be one of the most ill-treated minority in the world. They are a race of whom most are Muslim. They have been living in Myanmar (a Buddhist majority country) for many years. The language, used for communication for the Rohingyas is “Rohingya” or “Ruaingga”. This language is different from what is spoken across the Rakhine and Myanmar. The country Myanmar has about 135 ethnic groups but the Rohingyas are not considered to be a part of them, and they…

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  • Military Conflict In The Rohingya

    The Rohingya are an ethnic minority group, majority of them being Muslim, who have lived for centuries in the majority Buddhist country of Myanmar. There are approximately 1.1 million Rohingya who live in the country. Yet, they are not considered one of the state’s 135 official ethnic groups and have been denied citizenship in Myanmar since 1982. Nearly all of the Rohingya in Myanmar live in the Rakhine state, which is one of the poorest states in the country, with ghetto-like camps and a lack…

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  • Rohingya Conclusion And Analysis

    Thousands of muslims rohingya have escape from Myanmar, many of them are crossing by land into the border of Bangladesh. while some others choose to take the sea to reach others countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. The discriminatory policies of the myanmar government in rakhin state, which have caused hundred of thousands of rohingya to flee sinced the late 1970s. Their plight has been compounded by the responses of many of Myanmar’s neighbors, which have been slow to take in…

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  • Social Conflict: The Conflict Between Rohingya And Myanmar

    have been living in Myanmar as early as 12th century according to historians and the Rohingya people. The amount of Rohingya people migration from India and Bangladesh increase during the time the British rules Myanmar. After the independence of Myanmar, Rohingya people have been view as ‘illegal’. Their citizenship has been denied since 1982, meaning that the people are now stateless in Myanmar. The range of their daily activities have been restricted and they are not allowed to leave the…

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  • Rohingya Crisis Essay

    western region of Myanmar, accounting for two thirds of the population of the Rakhine state. They are a religious and linguistic minority from western Myanmar according to the United Nations The 1 million Rohingyasare different from the Muslim majority linguistically, ethnically, culturally, and religiously. Myanmar was ruled by the military for over 50 years and during that time period it adopted a lot of racial policies against many minorities like the Rohingyas, the Chinese people like…

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  • Rohingya Refugees Research Paper

    Having lived in the Buddhist dominated Myanmar for centuries, the Rohingya are an ethnic group where most of them are Muslims. They are a neglected ethnic group where there are other 135 official ethnic groups in the country. They have been living stateless since 1982 in Myanmar because they have been denied citizenship. Savagely violent security forces forced the Rohingya to escape their homes in Rakhine State in Myanmar. They are facing major violations of human rights , their only option was…

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  • Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Case Study

    Rohingya influx in Bangladesho The case of Rohingya refugee is a contentious matter which hampers the relation between Myanmar and Bangladesh since 1970s. The crisis of Rohingya problem started in the Rakhaine state of Myanmar when the then military Janta governments widespread violence of human rights against the Muslim minority. Having no citizenship right and continuously tortured by the state sponsored violence Rohingya people fled Myanmar and entered neighboring countries mainly Bangladesh…

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