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Burmese Muslims’ Unabated Genocide by Eebrahym(m): 12:17pm On Aug 02, 2012
While the rest of the Islamic world engages in rituals
of the Holy month of Ramazan, fasting, praying and
giving alms, the Muslim community of Rohingya in
Burma is being incessantly targeted and slaughtered
mercilessly with nary a voice raised in condemnation.
Thousands of Burmese Muslims have been
massacred, while a large number have been forced to
flee for their lives and dwell in squalid conditions.
Who are the Rohingya and why are they being
persecuted by the majority Buddhists?
The term “Rohingya” has been derived from the
Arabic word “Raham” meaning sympathy and is used
for the Muslims residing in the Arakan State of
Burma (Myanmar); they began settling in the region
following the arrival of Arab traders in the 8th
century. Currently, over 800,000 Rohingya subsist in
Burma and have been described by the UN as “one of
the world’s most persecuted minorities”, yet it has
never raised a finger in their defence. The root of the
problem is that the repressible Burmese regime does
not recognise the Rohingya Muslims as citizens or
grant them the status of an indigenous ethnic group
with full citizenship rights. The Burmese junta
considers them as illegal immigrants from
Bangladesh, while the Burmese law enforcement
agencies are not ready to protect them from rioters.
The persecution of the Rohingya continues unabated
since General Ne Win usurped power in 1962 in a
coup d’état and stripped the Muslims of their
Burmese citizenship and cracked down on them
mercilessly. Thousands were forced to flee to the
neighbouring territories of Bangladesh, Indonesia
and Thailand, but it was a case of “out of the frying
pan into the fire.” They were turned back callously or
forced to suffer more persecution. In February 2009,
five boats with Burmese Rohingya packed as sardines
were taken out in the high seas and abandoned to die.
Four of the boats sank in a storm, while one was
washed ashore; the few survivors narrated horrifying
accounts of torture by the Thai authorities before
being abandoned at open sea. The Bangladeshis too
have been rather cold-hearted in turning the
Rohingya away.
One would have expected greater compassion from
the Nobel Peace Laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, but the
champion for the oppressed masses, who has spent
decades of incarceration, too has disowned the
Rohingya Muslims, categorically stating that they
“should not be considered (Burmese) citizens.”
The Rohingya Muslims have been subjugated and
repressed for decades, but the cause of the immediate
carnage is reported to be that last month, three
Muslim boys were accused of raping and killing a
Buddhist girl and were arrested. One of them
purportedly committed suicide, while the remaining
two were sentenced to death after a trial of four days.
The Rohingya version differs, claiming that a Muslim
boy fell in love with a Burmese girl and the couple
eloped, but were captured and tortured to death in
custody while the other two innocent boys were
persecuted. Resultantly, in retaliation to the Muslim
youth’s alleged crime, the local Buddhist community
attacked a bus brutally killing 10 Muslims. The
military moved in after 30 Muslims had been hacked
to death, but apparently it only aided the marauders,
since within two days, the death toll for Rohingya
Muslims rose to 680 and continues to this day.
The miserable plight of the 800,000 Rohingya
Muslims merits immediate attention of the world and
more importantly, the powerful and oil-rich Islamic
states and the Organisation of Muslim Countries
(OIC), who should take up the cudgels on their behalf.
The so-called peace-loving Buddhists have
demonstrated that they can be more violent and
gruesome than the worst murderers of history.
Surely, Buddha must be writhing with pain and
agony in his grave, as his disciples are ignoring his
lessons of harmony and peaceful coexistence, having
turned to brutish beasts in Burma.
Devoid of even an identity and citizenship, the
Rohingya Muslims patiently await the Grim Reaper
to come and make short work of them, ending their
misery because the world remains oblivious to their
suffering. Gruesome images of the tortured and badly
mauled carcasses of the Rohingya are pasted on
websites and personal blogs, but they have failed to
create a furore either in the Muslim Ummah or the
champions of human rights. Must the Rohingya
continue to perish in one of the worst cases of ethnic
cleansing, putting to shame the concentration camps
run by the Nazis to exterminate Jews or the killing
sprees of the Mongol hordes, while the world watches
cold-heartedly?
Re: Burmese Muslims’ Unabated Genocide by Eebrahym(m): 12:19pm On Aug 02, 2012
PLS View dis link and pass to all muslims so as to create awareness. Muslims are being slaughtered to death in burma /p1AeL3-Bg
Re: Burmese Muslims’ Unabated Genocide by proo212(m): 12:27pm On Aug 02, 2012
Mr, this topic has been covered in the Islam for Muslim section. Do a search and you will find it.
Re: Burmese Muslims’ Unabated Genocide by Eebrahym(m): 12:29pm On Aug 02, 2012
Burma muslim massacre: 

See how the Jewish Controlled Media Works ….Thousand of Muslims Killed but No Media Highlighted them and on top of this the very women (aun sui) under whose nose these killings are going on got a NOBLE PRIZE…..May be Noble in there dictionary means Massacre.According to unofficial reports, more than 20,000 Muslims have been killed, tortured and displaced by the extremist Buddhists in Burma’s Rakhine province, the worst sectarian killing in this part of the world over the years, Pakistan Observer reported on July 13.The violence had killed 29 people in a day and displaced more than 30,000, said Htein Lin, secretary of the country’s Ministry for Border Affairs.
Around 2,500 houses have been burnt down, Reuters reported on 14th June. Meanwhile, The Telegraph reported on June 21 that more than 80 have been killed in Burma in the month said.
Neither International Organizations, NGO’s, Human Rights Organization, major countries nor Myanmar’s government has proposed a solution for the 800,000 Rohingya, who live in desperate conditions that resemble refugee camps and make up one of the largest groups of stateless people in Asia.

Re: Burmese Muslims’ Unabated Genocide by Eebrahym(m): 12:37pm On Aug 02, 2012
""""Mr, this topic has been covered in the Islam
for Muslim section. Do a search and you will
find it""".

I see, alright bro. Thanks
Re: Burmese Muslims’ Unabated Genocide by Eebrahym(m): 12:39pm On Aug 02, 2012
proo212: Mr, this topic has been covered in the Islam for Muslim section. Do a search and you will find it.
.
its okay, haf seen it. I never knew it has been covered before.

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