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Talk to those on the streets about what is going on in Rakhine and you will not be able to listen to the world. Considered "Bengalis", the group reflects the general view that the members of the Rohingya group are foreign nationals - Bangladeshi migrants with a different cultural and linguistic background. That which many in the world regard as a question of international humanitarian law is considered a matter of international humanitarian law in Myanmar, and there is broad backing for defence in North Rakhine.
"of the Bengali terrorist extremists' plan to invade large cities." Another, on the Eleven News website, is similar: "Arsa Bengali terrorist extremists are attacking Maungdaw Township police. It is reported that it is militants who, unlike the military, burn down towns and it is not mentioned that many Rohingya refugees flee to Bangladesh.
Deceptive or counterfeit news and pictures on soft copy have only been used to cause further divisions. Hostility towards the Rohingya is nothing new in Myanmar, but is based on a long-standing bias against the Myanmar minorities, who are not regarded as Myanmarers. Nationalistic groups have promoted the concept that Rohingya Muslims pose a menace, as Moslem men can have four women and many orphans.
There are many in Rakhine who are afraid that one of these people will one of these days take over their country as their populations grow. "Many Bengali Muslims have died," said a cabbie.