Tag: Aung San Suu Kyi

Western Media Consumed by Myanmar Monster of Own Creation

Years ago, those confronting and questioning the Western media’s “pro-democracy” narrative regarding Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, her National League for Democracy (NLD) political party and her supporters including saffron-clad supposed “Buddhist monks,” were ridiculed and dismissed. Warnings that Suu Kyi’s political movement was nothing more than a foreign-funded attempt to co-opt the people and resources of the...

Rohingya: Horrors Multiply as Tragedy Worsens

Arson, killings and rape have become operative challenges for Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya population as they face wave after wave of an orchestrated campaign of ethnic cleansing. Reviled as illegal migrants and rendered stateless by the Buddhist majority government, Myanmar’s 1.1 million Rohingya feel utterly powerless and abandoned by the world. Current images of women, children and the elderly fleeing from...

Buddhist Extremism Spreads in Myanmar Despite Clampdown

In May, Myanmar’s Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, a state appointed organization representing over 500,000 Buddhist monks known as Ma Ha Na, issued a controversial order against the Ma Ba Tha nationalist group to remove its signboards across the country. The committee’s order came in response to Ma Ba Tha’s association with anti-Muslim activities and amid calls from Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected...