Rohingya crisis: textbook example of ethnic cleansing

Media captionAid agencies say Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are in desperate need of aid The security operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the UN human rights chief says. Zeid Raad Al Hussein urged Myanmar to end the “cruel military operation” in Rakhine state. More than 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted there late last month. The military says it is responding to attacks by Rohingya militants and denies it is targeting civilians. The violence began on 25 August when…

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Rohingya : Terrorist or Freedom Fighter ?

What’s behind the Rohingya crisis in Burma? More than 300,000 people, most belonging to Burma’s Rohingya ethnic group, have fled their country for neighboring Bangladesh. Here’s why the crisis is unfolding. (Jason Aldag, Max Bearak / The Washington Post) Over the past 2½ weeks, the coastal borderland between Burma and Bangladesh has become the site of almost incomprehensible misery and suffering. The United Nations says 313,000 people, most belonging to Burma’s Rohingya ethnic group, have fled with nothing but the clothes on their backs to fetid roadside encampments in Bangladesh. They are escaping what…

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Admiral Harry B. Harris ,Commander, U.S. Pacific Command In Bangladesh

Admiral Harry, the Commander, U.S. Pacific Commander who heads an 18-member delegation, arrived in Dhaka on a three-day visit Saturday. Area Commander of Logistic Area of Bangladesh Army Major General Ataul Hakim Sarwar received the delegation at the Zia International Airport. Admiral Harris assumed command of U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) on May 27, 2015. He is the 24th .Harris commanded VP-46, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing 1, Joint Task Force-Guantanamo, the U.S. 6th Fleet, Striking and Support Forces NATO, and the U.S. Pacific Fleet.Harris has logged 4,400 flight hours, including more than…

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#Jared #Kushner wanted to Set Up #Secret #Communications #Channel With #Russia for resolving Syria Crisis

Donald Trump’s son-in-law attempted to set up secret communications with Moscow a month after Mr Trump’s election, Associted Press say what involved the Syrian crisis. Ambassador Sergey Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on Dec. 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by U.S. officials. Kislyak said Kushner suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications. Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington…

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Nurse forced to quit job  for Sexy Uniform 

A nurse has been forced to resign after a photograph of her wearing an “overly sexy uniform” went viral and attracted widespread criticism. Parichat ‘Pang’ Chatsri, 26, worked at a private hospital in the Isan region of north-eastern Thailand. Photographs of her in a tight-fitting lilac uniform with a short skirt showing off her legs is far from outrageous, but nevertheless has caused a stir in Asia. The picture was posted on the social media page Thai Nurse Lovers Association and was widely shared. Critics accused Chatsri of dressing inappropriately…

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Citizen Journalism

The concept of citizen journalism (also known as “public”, “participatory”, “democratic”,[“guerrilla”or “street” journalism is based upon public citizens “playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information.” Similarly, Courtney C. Radsch defines citizen journalism “as an alternative and activist form of news gathering and reporting that functions outside mainstream media institutions, often as a response to shortcomings in the professional journalistic field, that uses similar journalistic practices but is driven by different objectives and ideals and relies on alternative sources of legitimacy than…

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