Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya is 'textbook ethnic cleansing'
13 September, 2017, 10:33 | Author: Tabitha Byrd
At least 294,000 Muslim Rohingyas have fled across the border to Bangladesh since fighting broke out on August 25, according to a situation report from the Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) in Bangladesh.
"New arrivals in all locations are in urgent need of life-saving assistance, including food, water and sanitation, health and protection".
"Last year I warned that the pattern of gross violations of the human rights of the Rohingya suggested a widespread or systematic attack against the community, possibly amounting to crimes against humanity", he said in his opening statement at the Human Rights Council 36th session.
Senate on Monday strongly condemned grave crimes against Rohingya Muslims by groups of religious extremists at the behest of the government of Myanmar and urged the government of Pakistan to immediately take up the matter with UN Secretary GeneralÂ besides actively pursuing at OIC and other forums.
Bangladesh has asked the UN, Germany, and the International Committee of the Red Cross to create a safe zone in Myanmar for the Rohingya, says Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy chief executive Azril Mohd Amin.
U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration have refused to answer calls from worldwide activists calling on him to impose sanctions against Suu Kyi's government. "Moreover, they are being denied their fundamental rights as nationals of a country where they have resided for centuries,", the resolution said.
The UN's Zeid said he was "appalled" by reports that Myanmar security forces were laying mines near the border to stop the Rohingya returning.
Former RSS ideologue and Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan leader K N Govindacharaya recently moved the apex court seeking to make him a party in the case filed by the two Rohingya Muslims.
The predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers them Bangladeshi but Bangladesh says they're Burmese.
Myanmar on Sunday rebuffed a ceasefire declared by ARSA to enable the delivery of aid to thousands of displaced and hungry people in the north of Rakhine state, declaring simply that it did not negotiate with terrorists.
She has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya, and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place.
He noted the United Nations refugee agency says 270,000 people from Myanmar have fled to neighboring Bangladesh in the last three weeks, and pointed to satellite imagery and reports of "security forces and local militia burning Rohingya villages" and committing extrajudicial killings.
The violent attacks allegedly by Myanmarese armymen have led to an exodus of Rohingya tribals from the western Rakhine state in that country to India and Bangladesh.
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