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 Myanmar regime. These refugees belong to the Chin and few other communities of Myanmar left their homeland because of the ongoing war between the Myanmarese Army and the Arakan Army,…

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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, the weapons include more than a 100 tanks, and weapons and boats used to police its border. It is important to note that US and the European Union (EU) have…

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