Oxford’s Neo-Orientalism: Burma aka Myanmar

BY TRANSCEND MEMBERS, ASIA & THE PACIFIC, UPDATES ON MYANMAR ROHINGYA GENOCIDE, ACADEMIA-KNOWLEDGE-SCHOLARSHIP, 9 Jul 2018

C R Abrar – TRANSCEND Media Service

28 Mar 2018 – The People’s Tribunal on State Crimes of Myanmar unequivocally termed the atrocities committed by the Burmese government as “genocide”. The UN special rapporteur on human rights situation of the country has clearly stated that such actions bear the “hallmarks of genocide”. Without mincing his words, the French President Macron has expressed his disgust of Myanmar’s genocide. Even the unpredictable British Foreign Secretary termed it as “industrial scale ethnic cleansing”. The Holocaust Museum acknowledged it as a genocide and expressed solidarity with the victims. Nobel laureates Bishop Tutu and Amartya Sen have labelled it as “slow burning genocide.”

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