Monthly Archives: October 2012

Extremist Settlers and Olive Trees

By Mahmoud Labadi Extremist Jewish settlers in the West Bank hate olive trees as they hate their Palestinian proprietors. Different reasons move religious zealots to vandalize and damage fruitful olive trees: First and foremost, they are deeply rooted in their … Continue reading

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11 Rohingya organizations appeal to Save the Arakan Muslim Population from Genocide in Arakan-Burma

Kula Lumpur, 30 October, (Asiantribune.com): A total of 11 national and international Rohingya organization members, Rohingya Diaspora in a joint press release have strongly denounce and condemn and expressed serious concern over the current news information that Buddhist Rakhine extremists … Continue reading

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Potentially Disastrous Power Kegs Waiting To Blow

By Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena – Kishali Pinto-Jayawardena Six months ago, Sri Lankans were unpleasantly galvanized by the spectacle of Budddhist monks led by the Chief Incumbent of the Rangiri Dambulla Vihare, Inamaluwe Sumangala Thero marching onto a mosque in Dambulla that … Continue reading

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Mosque set on fire in Anuradhapura

In Anuradhapura, the mosque in Malwatte road, Sinha junction, has been set on fire a group of persons, according to Colombo Municipality UNP member Mr. Mujibur Rahman, told the Mirror. The mosque  has been totally razed to the ground. Mr. … Continue reading

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Burma admits village burning in Rakhine state

Burma’s president has acknowledged major destruction in the west of the country, scene of recent ethnic unrest. “There have been incidents of whole villages and parts of the towns being burnt down in Rakhine state,” Thein Sein’s spokesman told the … Continue reading

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Death toll increases in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

As human tragedy escalates  in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, ‘Asian Tribune’ publishes exclusive images  depicting  miseries of the Muslims- heart wrenching stories   of human-beings in desperate and helpless situations are depicted in these images to stir the conscience of the humanity. … Continue reading

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Non-Jewish majority: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?

“The Jewish majority is history.” So declared Haaretz columnist Akiva Eldar in the space of Palestine/Israel in his most recent column, published on October 16. Eldar learned the news not from a public pronouncement to that effect by the Israeli … Continue reading

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Fresh violence in Myanmar leaves mosque, monastery burned

(CNN) — Fresh sectarian clashes in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine killed three people and left more than 400 houses, a monastery and a mosque burned to the ground, authorities said Tuesday. The clashes began Sunday night and spread to … Continue reading

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From Myanmar to Mecca

There are a set of rules and guidelines for those who perform the fifth pillar of Islam – the pilgrimage to Mecca, or Hajj as its called. They include paying off any debts before embarking on the journey, abstaining from … Continue reading

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Christian Groups and Rabbis put up Pro-Muslim Subway Ads

Pamella Geller and her fellow Islamophobes made headlines a few weeks ago with their vitriolic anti-Muslim advertisements in NYC subway stations and else where. Their message equated  Muslims to “savages” and “jihad” to terrorism. To respond to this bigotry , … Continue reading

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