Myanmar is a country with a degree of ethnic diversity high as many as 135 ethnic inhabit this region. However, Rohingya ethnic Bengalis are not recognized by the military government as a citizen so they often experience discrimination. Military junta Policy that being repressive and anarchists against Rohingya began to look as real since Naga Min operation in 1978. Ne Win launched Operation King Dragon is a large -scale military operation in Arakan, this operation is intended to eradicate the Mujahideen groups accused of separatist efforts in the northern region of Arakan. Rohingyas are many who suffered torture, arbitrary arrests, and mass murder .
Soon after her book got published, in 1994, the book was ban in Bangladesh and there was a fatwa placed against Taslima Nasrin because the majority population of Muslims in the country was highly offended by the content of the book. This was the moment when the author got well known outside Bangladesh and India. The book ‘Lajja: Shame’ talks explicitly about how the minorities, the Hindus, in Bangladesh were affected after the massacre of the Babri mosque in 1992. After witnessing brutal sights in her own country, Taslima Nasrin penned down the story for the book in mere seven days a year later and got it published. The story of ‘Lajja’ is about a family of four members who belong to the Hindu religion who were attacked by the Muslims during the demolition of Babri Mosque.
Religious Intolerance Religious intolerance is the “unwillingness or refusal to tolerate or respect opinions or beliefs contrary to one’s own” (intolerance). Difference in religious beliefs within one country has caused conflicts between people. Although nowadays many countries respect one’s religion, there are still some countries such as North Korea, Japan, and Pakistan where religious intolerances are still practiced. Since 1945, Kim Il Sung strongly promoted the anti-religious policies. As a result, by 1955, all religious groups and religious ceremonies in North Korea either disappeared or were hidden underground.
Overview The Muslim minority living in western Myanmar/Burma 's Rakhine State – almost 800000 people – identify themselves as Rohingya. For decades they have suffered legal and social discrimination. There are long-standing tensions with the Buddhist Rakhine community over land and resources. These conflicts, in term, have subjected the Rohingyas to be denied the right to citizenship and even the right to self identify. The Rohingyas are subject to many restrictions like banned from travelling without authorization and prohibited from working outside their villages, they cannot even get married without permission from the authorities, and severely lack sufficient access to food, medical care and education.
The Causes of Politicization of Religion Sometimes the cause of politicization of religion is the growing anger by a certain religions or sects of religion as a result of oppression by the state or other religions. The persecution which is not only discriminatory; but also create physical as well as psychological ruthlessness, may produce anger and make the oppressed desperate for freedom (Grim, 2007, pp. 633-658). For example, in Nigeria in 2010. 12,000 people killed in a cycle of violence as a tumour of anger between Christians and Muslims stretching back more than a decade (Greene, 2010).
Often when the different systems come together a culture clash is visible. As these cultures become apparent in society generally dominant “independent” societies are distressed by the different worldviews. This distress can be depicted in the dominant cultures misunderstanding of other societies worldviews which are the religions that comprise their culture. Locust (1995) writes how these misunderstandings often lead to prejudice as well as social racism due to the difference in culture’s perspectives and objective on how society should operate. As a result, Indigenous people around the globe have suffered repeated accounts of historical discrimination.
Broken home can be defined as parents who are detached or divorced out of certain issues.These issues of broken home has been one of the compelling topics that's still not discussed widely. In this discourse I'll enlighten on several causes of this rampant issue in the country. Such of these cases are absence of good parenting, lack of true commitment and love,least to say is forced marriages or set up marriages where ignorance comes in as a fact. By the end of this discourse we'll realize the need to reinforce measures to curb such practices to prevent broken homes. As aforementioned , broken home has been a difficult situation that's occurring particularly in the Ghanaian community.
Since early days of colonialism, the colonial powers travelled around the world in search for raw material and new territory. Some of them moved to seek for freedom of worship and some even moved because of the instability of the government. In modern days, seeking for a better life and a stable economy become the main factors that influences migration. Sociologist have long analysed migration in terms of the "push-pull" model. This model differentiates between push factors that drive people to leave home from pull factors that attract migrants to a new location.
The Rohingya people are a stateless Indo – Aryan People from Rakhine State Myanmar. Majority of these people are Muslims and some are Hindus. They have been denied citizenship under the 1982 Myanmar Nationality Law which abandoned them from getting any nationality. They are restricted from freedom of movement, education and jobs. The Rohingyas have faced military crackdowns in 1978, 1991–1992, 2012- 2015 and 2061–2017.
Are conflicts in contemporary Southeast Asia inevitable due to Islam? In modern history, religion differences has attributed to arise of numerous conflicts and misunderstandings. Although there are some other factors that fuelled the major conflicts, such as unequal treatment and segregation, religion often led to differences in identities which can often felt to be threatened when discrimination is prevalent in the society. Islam is one of the most common religion in Southeast Asia, being the official religion in Malaysia1 and Brunei2. Indonesia alone account for 209 million Muslims, being the largest Nation Muslim community.3 Muslims account as a minority in some Southeast Asian Countries, such as in Thailand (4.6%)4 and Singapore (14.7)5.