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West Bengal: Condemn JEI-Hind Rally in sympathy with the JEI of Bangladesh

Paper No. 5473                                        Dated 26-Apr-2013

By R. Upadhyay

A huge belligerent rally led by the JEI-Hind  in the historic maidan of Kolkatha in West Bengal on March 30 this year has largely gone unnoticed in India.  

What do the communal riots in Myanmar indicate?

Paper No. 5467                  Dated 20-April-2013

Col R Hariharan

Myanmar’s fledgling democracy faced yet another obstacle to its progress when anti-Muslim violence flared up in Central Myanmar town of Meiktila in March 2013. It quickly spread to six other smaller townships in Thayawady district in Bago Region in Lower Myanmar. According to Human Rights Watch, it also spread to 11 townships in Mandalay and Pegu divisions, where Muslim neighborhoods were ransacked.

Sri Lanka: Attacks on Muslims, a new ball-game

Paper No. 5450                                      Dated 5-Apr-2013

Guest Column: Dr Kumar David

When Lanka’s civil war ended in May 2009 with the extermination of the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) it was thought that thirty years of strife was over and military victory would usher in stability and economic progress.

The Muslim Community and Their Leaders:

Paper No. 5446                                      Dated 2-Apr-2013

By R.Upadhyay

Some Statements of the Leaders!

Maulana Mahmood Madani, General Secretary of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind while addressing a rally in Delhi on March 5, 2013 demanded reservation for Muslims in proportion to their population along with various other demands for the community.

Bangladesh: To Bangla Opposition Leader: Pyromaniachs are eventually consumed by fire:

Paper No. 5441                                     Dated 28-Mar-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

Anti-Muslim Rumours Spread in Central Myanmar

 

Paper No. 5436                                          Dated 26-Mar-2013

By B. Raman

Anti-Muslim rumours projecting Muslims negatively have spread to Rangoon from Meikhtila which has been placed under a State of Emergency following three days of Buddhist-Muslim clashes last week.

2. While no fresh fatalities have been reported from Meikhtila, there have been reports of fresh attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned properties in the villages and townships around Meikhtila.

MYANMAR: Buddhist-Muslim Clashes in Meikhtila

Paper No. 5434                                         Dated 23-Mar-2013

By B. Raman

Between 20 and 26 persons are reported to have been killed in three days of violent clashes between Buddhists and Burman Muslims (not Rohingyas) in the central Myanmar cantonment town of Meikhtila since March 20, 2013. Official figures have, however, given the death toll as five only till the evening of March 22.

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