It is of the utmost importance that the Burmese mass murderers that have perpetrated such horrific crimes against innocent Rohingya be brought to justice and given exemplary punishment.
The Rohingyas’ suffering is heartbreaking. In the absence of concerted international action, the Myanmar regime has gotten away with ethnic cleansing and genocide.
The Rohingya Muslims join a long list of other people suffering oppression and genocide. Their plight is made worse by the fact that there is little to be gained politically by offering them support. The world, including many in the Muslim world, have become cynical.
As part of a systematic policy, ‘peaceful’ Buddhists in Myanmar are exterminating the Rohingya Muslims but beyond verbal condemnation, few practical steps have been taken by the world to stop the genocide.
More than half the Rohingya Muslim population has been ethnically cleansed from Myanmar. The genocidal Buddhists are hell-bent on killing or expelling the rest.
The plight of the Rohingya Muslims once again highlights two points: the sad state of the Muslim Ummah and the failure of Muslim nation-states to safeguard the interests of Muslims.
Tens of thousands of people in different cities worldwide held rallies on September 16 to condemn the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. In Canada’s most cosmopolitan city, Toronto, there were two separate rallies a few blocks from each other.
The Bani Saud will expectedly be quite pleased with themselves that this year’s Hajj has concluded without any setbacks or hitches worth reporting.
Not the most civilized people, the Myanmar army and Buddhist vigilantes are involved in genocide of Rohingya Muslims. Nearly 90,000 have been forced to flee to neighboring Bangladesh since August 25.
US President Barack Obama shook the blood-soaked hands of Thein Sein of Myanmar at the White House.
Muslims in Myanmar are subjected to terrible persecution and a campaign of ethnic cleansing and genocide but even the west’s poster girl for democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi is silent about their plight.
The news from Myanmar is as grim as it can get. Not only have tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims been driven from their homes, their homes and villages have been torched by criminal gangs, aided and abetted by Myanmar security forces.
The brutal manner in which Muslims are being treated in Myanmar (Burma) is no bar to the junta’s ambition to join ASEAN, the grouping of South East Asian Nations.