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Islamophobia will not solve Europe or Asia’s problems

Neither Hungary nor Myanmar have a ‘Muslim population’ problem. by Ibrahim Kalin (Al-Jezeera) Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited Hungary on June 5 [Hungarian prime minister’s office/Miniszterelnoki Sajtoiroda] On June 5, during a rare trip abroad, Aung San Suu Kyi, state counsellor of Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, visited Hungary and met Prime Minister Viktor Orban. After the meeting, the … Continue reading

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Yesterday Tamils, today Muslims and tomorrow who?

Daily FT After 2009, and especially since 2015, Sinhalese politicians were on the lookout for another target to launch a new scare campaign, which they found in the Muslim community. Just as the Tamil threat was packaged and sold in terms of political and cultural domination over the Sinhalese, the Muslim threat is now coloured … Continue reading

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British weapons are doing much of the killing in Yemen

‘The Saudis couldn’t do it without us’: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly war (Original Title) Guardian UK (Long read of 5,200+words) A man with a fragment of a missile found at the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen in 2016. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters Britain does not merely supply the bombs that … Continue reading

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Tissaranee’s “Blanket of the Dark” – Facts You Can’t Miss

By Tissaranee Gunasekara (Groundviews) Photo by President’s Media Division (PMD) “From now on, people and monks will govern this country from the streets” Aturaliye Ratana Thero (Lankadeepa – 28.5.2019) A man in a suit defending the imposition of a saree-only regimen on women – it would have been amusing, had the scene been part of a … Continue reading

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How to Exterminate Muslims in India?

Dalit Voice, Editorial, May 16-31. 1999 This editorial written 20 years ago gives a deep and exact insight into what Muslims are experiencing in Sri Lanka nowadays.  -TW Muslims ruled over Spain from 712 AD to 1492 AD for 780 years, yet today there are no Muslims in Spain though every aspect of Spanish life … Continue reading

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