Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Myanmar Genocide


Myanmar was a British former colony until 1947, Britain was forced to pass the bill of independence of Myanmar. In 1948, Myanmar gained its independence from the Britain, it became one of the wealthiest country in the Southern Asia. To please the citizens, the central government awarded the minorities autonomous status, such as the Shan, Kachin, Rohanis and Karen. The government even gave some of those people the rights to leave the federation after ten years. However, the promise was quickly forgotten. Years later, its democratic government fell apart, then the group of kleptomaniac generals took over the control of the country. All the natural resources were stolen by them, the country gradually became a socialist country. Later, the army was took over the authority and set up a military government in Myanmar. However, the condition and economy was still not improved, people started to move onto the streets and started a protest movement. Those protestants were mostly the Karens. The military government killed the protestants Myanmar was a British former colony until 1947, Britain was forced to pass the bill of independence of Myanmar. In 1948, Myanmar gained its independence from the Britain, it became one of the wealthiest country in the Southern Asia. To please the citizens, the central government awarded the minorities autonomous status, such as the Shan, Kachin, Rohanis and Karen. The government even gave some of those people the rights to leave the federation after ten years. However, the promise was quickly forgotten. Years later, its democratic government fell apart, then the group of kleptomaniac generals took over the control of the country. All the natural resources were stolen by them, the country gradually became a socialist country. Later, the army was took over the authority and set up a military government in Myanmar. However, the condition and economy was still not improved, people started to move onto the streets and started a protest movement. Those protestants were mostly the Karens. The military government put those protestants or just killed them without warning.
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,504286,00.html

Wednesday, March 7, 2012