India allows 1,300 Buddhists refugees to enter Mizoram from Myanmar’s Rakhine state Current Affairs 

India allows 1,300 Buddhists refugees to enter Mizoram from Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Lawngtlai, Mizoram: In a contradiction of its own policy, Indian government has allowed over 1,300 tribal Buddhist refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine region to enter Mizoram. This comes nearly a month after the Union Home Ministry had directed the northeastern states to take strict measures to prevent Rohingyas — who are Muslims — from entering Indian territory despite persecution by the… Read More
MYANMAR ARMY IS NOT THE FIRST TO RECEIVE WEAPONS; ISRAEL PROVIDED ARMS TO REGIMES WITH CONTROVERSIAL HUMAN RIGHTS RECORDS IN THE PAST Featured Society 

Myanmar Army is not the first to receive weapons; Israel provided arms to regimes with controversial human rights records in the past

Middle East Eye (MEE), an online news portal on September 4 reported that Israel continues to supply arms to the Myanmar army, which human rights groups say, is involved in the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Israeli arms companies like TAR Ideal Concepts have trained Myanmar’s Special Forces in Rakhine state and as per human rights groups and Burmese officials,… Read More