March to Parliament over Rohingya killings

March to Parliament over Rohingya killings

The final two - mass annihilation and finally symbolic enactment involving the removal of the victim group from the collective history - is now being staged in the Rakhine State.

Newly arrived Rohingya women along with their children in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Despite the aid from the government, NGOs and many voluntary organisations, there is no relief to the refugees as medicines, sanitation facilities, clean water and shelter remain scarce.

"They abetted local Buddhist people to destroy a mosque in the center of the town", he said.

While doing the study, ISCI had found that of the six stages of genocide - stigmatization; harassment, violence and terror; isolation and segregation; and systematic weakening of the Rohingya - had been completed in Myanmar by 2015.

"I call on the Myanmar authorities to suspend military action, end the violence, uphold the rule of law, and recognise the right of return of all those who had to leave the country", UN Secretary-General Guterres told reporters at the UN headquarters in New York.

The Centre is yet to spell out its stand on undocumented Rohingya but BJP-led State governments in Assam and Manipur have asked their police, especially in the border districts, to "push back anyone who tries to cross the border".

"The relief material consists of items required urgently by the affected people, namely rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, tea, ready to eat noodles, biscuits, mosquito nets etc", the statement added.

Pressure has been mounting on Myanmar - formerly known as Burma - to end the violence, with the United States calling for protection of civilians and Bangladesh urging safe zones to enable refugees to go home.

His parents live in the Irrawaddy delta that feeds into the Andaman Sea and their concerns reflect fears that the anti-Muslim violence in Rakhine could spread across the country.

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi superimposed on Rohingya refugees scrambling for food aid in Bangladesh

If the world treats this ISCI report more seriously, the UN should move more determinedly with robust actions, including investigations into crimes against humanity and sanctions.

Al Qaeda has called on Islamists to rise up and "punish" Buddhist Myanmar for its deadly security crackdown against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority, US-based terrorist tracking group SITE Intelligence reported on Wednesday.

The report describes a targeted campaign to push out the Rohingya.

When Myanmar gained independence in 1948, the Rohingya were able to apply for identity cards, which offered some rights, and some even served in Parliament.

There are varying estimates of how many live in the South Asian country, but it is believed to be in the hundreds of thousands.

Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner garlanded for her dignified and defiant democracy activism under Myanmar's former junta, was once the darling of the international community.

UN officials acknowledge they were taken by surprise by the scope of the exodus.

Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali said that Prime Minister Hasina would highlight the root cause behind the long-standing humanitarian crisis and place specific proposals for early solution during her address at the general debate on September 21.

"The world is waiting and the Rohingya Muslims are waiting".