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Please help the Rohingya!

Need help to stop Genocide against Muslims of Burma including ethnic RohingyasPosted by yannaing Burmese ( Myanmar) government have been systematically committing genocide against Burmese Muslims including Rohingyas since half a century ago. The latest round of oppression started in June 2012 in western Burma killing hundreds if not thousands and drove out over 140,000 Rohingyas to the concentration camps without including another 250,000 Rohingyas, living in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, who escaped to Bangladesh in 1978. By United Nation statistics, half a million Rohingyas are internally displaced since then. Very few to no food and medical assistance made the situation of Rohingyas to the worst now. Children, women, elders and men are being killed by this slow burning genocide. Human Right Watch stated that Rohingyas of Burma are the most persecuted people in the world. Recently, Burmese government oppresses more to Burmese Muslims using Nazi-style ethnic cleansing throughout Burma. From 2012 to now, Muslims of Burma have been going through being killed, tortured, imprisoned, discriminated, and destruction of their places of worship, homes and businesses. Recent attacks on Muslims in the city of Mandalay a week ago is another proof of systematic government-sponsored genocide against Muslims of Burma. There are around 10 million Muslims in Burma. Especially over 140,000 Rohingyas of western Burma, who are living in flimsy make-shift tents, are in dire situation now and they are greatly in need of food and medical treatments. Therefore, I would like to ask people around the world to help Muslims of Burma contributing your knowledge, power and wealth to provide medical, food, advocacy, awareness media and more to the most persecuted people in the world. Great Thanks!
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Obama Success, or Global Shame?

Obama Success, or Global Shame? | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

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President Obama, in his address a few days ago at the United States Military Academy at West Point, cited Myanmar as one of the administration’s diplomatic successes. It’s true that Myanmar has made tremendous political gains in recent years — the permission I received to report here is testimony to that — and there is much to admire about the country’s progress toward democracy. But let’s not make excuses for a 21st-century apartheid worse even than the system once enforced in South Africa. As Human Rights Watch has documented, what has unfolded here constitutes ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.

Likewise, another watchdog group, Fortify Rights, cites internal Myanmar documents and argues that a pattern over the years of killings, torture, rape and other repression amounts to crimes against humanity under international law.....

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Asia Times Online :: Silence as Myanmar 'genocide' unfolds

"...At 3am that morning, a group of military, other security forces, and police raided the village, blocked the entrance, and fired indiscriminately on escaping men, women, and children. At least 40 people were killed and many more injured. The remaining villagers were rounded up, put into two trucks, and carried off to an unknown location. Authorities later declared the village a "no-entry zone". ..."

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Another Rohingya massacre, another media problem for Burma | Asian Correspondent

Another Rohingya massacre, another media problem for Burma | Asian Correspondent | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
As more details emerge of the massacre on January 13 of at least 40 Rohingya men, women and children in western Burma, the government predictably has gone on the defensive.
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Human Trafficking: Muslim Women Vulnerable in Myanmar

Human Trafficking: Muslim Women Vulnerable in Myanmar | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

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By way of background, Burma's record on human trafficking has prompted the United States to place it on a Tier 2 Watch List for the past two years. The Watch List is reserved for countries that fail to comply with minimum standards -- from preventing trafficking to investigating and prosecuting perpetrators of the crime to protecting victims -- as set forth in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA).

In Myanmar, security forces have subjected both Muslim men and women to forced labor. Women, however, have been reportedly forced into prostitution and other forms of slavery as well. In fact, according to a U.S. Department of State 2012 human rights report, Burmese officials have reportedly kidnapped Rohingya women and forced them into slavery on military bases.

Burmese security forces also systematically rape and assault women and girls which also contributes to human trafficking and exploitation....

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Rohingya Refugees In India: Tales Of Endless Persecution, Torture And Exploitation

Rohingya Refugees In India: Tales Of Endless Persecution, Torture And Exploitation | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

....“Nobody owns us,” he says on his stateless status

“Every time we cross the border we have to pay the price in the form of money or woman to the army, stationed at borders. We do not have any protection. We are born to tolerate everything silently,” he adds.

“Recognition is the main thing. Our cries are listened but not acted upon. We are born to see bloodletting. Now we have resigned ourselves to torture and persecution,” he says as his eyes well up....

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Claim Thai military trafficking Rohingya refugees - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

There are new allegations that the Thai navy is involved in the human trafficking of Rohingya Muslims trying to flee religious violence in western Myanmar.
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Rohingya Documentary: Stateless In Their Own Country

To commemorate the one year anniversary of the first outbreak of violence in Arakan state, Myanmar in June 2012, Restless Beings held a special exclusive scr...
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Burma’s ‘hidden genocide’: A rare visit to Rohingya refugee camps | Toronto Star

Burma’s ‘hidden genocide’: A rare visit to Rohingya refugee camps  | Toronto Star | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
In western Burma, 140,000 people have been forced from their homes by communal violence. Their camps are now at risk of being inundated by monsoons.
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Muslim unity needed

Muslim unity needed | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

...The recent reports in media exposed that violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is leading to the death of hundreds of Muslims. Countless Muslims have been injured and their property destroyed in Rohingya. The present outbreak in Myanmar between Buddhist and Muslim has led to fresh killings and destruction; many were killed in the attempt to flee to Bangladesh and other neighboring countries, which is grave violation of human rights and humanitarian law. The persistent persecution of Rohingya Muslim in Myanmar is totally unacceptable, against principles of humanity and justice. We believe that the OIC, being the collective voice of Muslim world should play its role and take firm steps for improving Rohingya Muslims status in Myanmar and send clear diplomatic message to the Muslim world to unite and safeguard the rights of Rohingya Muslims...

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Rohingya in Bangkk protest against 'genocide' in Myanmar | Bangkok Post: breakingnews

Rohingya in Bangkk protest against 'genocide' in Myanmar | Bangkok Post: breakingnews | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Rohingya and local Muslims in Thailand protested outside the US and Myanmar embassies and the UNHCR office in Bangkok on Tuesday, demanding an end to the "genocide" in Myanmar....

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Myanmar Ethnic Rohingyas Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM)

Myanmar Ethnic Rohingyas Human Rights Organization Malaysia (MERHROM) | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
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Operation Rohingya

Operation Rohingya | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
It is vital the information we are going to share with you is made viral as quickly as possible. The ethnic Rohingya people of Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia are being massacred. These barbarous acts are being carried out by Neo-Nazi racist groups like the RNDP (Rakhine Nationalities Development Party), ALA (Arakan Liberation Army), NaSaKa border police and 969 monks led by Monk Wirathu, the self proclaimed Bin Laden of Buddhism. The Government of Myanmar is at best ignoring the slaughter of these people, just like the rest of the international community, and at worst is participating in the crimes.

 

The persecution of the Rohingya people is severe. The Burmese junta considers them to be sub-human and denies them almost all basic human rights. Often they are subject to torture, gang rape, starvation, slave labor, and forced to reside in the most dire camps in the world – some call these refugee camps but they are concentration camps.....

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These Aren't Refugee Camps, They're Concentration Camps, and People Are Dying in Them

These Aren't Refugee Camps, They're Concentration Camps, and People Are Dying in Them | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Confined to squalid camps, supposedly for their own "protection," Burma's persecuted Rohingya are slowly succumbing to starvation, despair and disease. Some are calling it a crime against humanity
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Rohingyas need HELP!

Rohingyas need HELP! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

...Doctors Without Borders had announced on Feb. 28 they had been expelled from Myanmar, adding that the decision had put tens of thousands of human lives at risk. Later, the government said the group might be allowed to resume operations anywhere in the country but the Rakhine state. 
The humanitarian group is considered as a lifeline to the impoverished country as it has operated there for two decades. Denying it access to Rohingya Muslims is a gross violation of human rights that warrants international attention.
According to a UN report, a large number of Rohingyas were killed in January in an attack by Buddhist nationalists. These groups are running political campaigns urging the government to do whatever it can to persecute Muslims. 
It also exposes the true face of the Myanmar government, which pretends to sympathize with the Muslim community and at the same time provides tacit support to nationalist groups to carry out ethnic cleansing of the Rohingyas. ...

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OIC concerned over killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

OIC concerned over killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Jeddah, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) Iyad Ameen Madani, secretary-general of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), has expressed concern over the looting, raping and killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

"These events violate the basic rights of the Rohingya Muslims to be protected as citizens and as a minority by their own government," the OIC secretary-general said in a statement Sunday.

"They also represent a grave violation of the Myanmar government's international commitments to protect civilians as well as breaking the statements signed between the OIC's ministerial contact group and Myanmar authorities during the group's visit from Nov 14-16, 2013," he added.

The secretary-general urged the Myanmar government to adhere to the framework it agreed to, to enforce the rule of law and keep its assurances to respect human rights and fundamental freedom....

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“THERE IS NO RULE OF LAW” IN MYANMAR: BUDDHISTS CONTINUE TO MASSACRE MUSLIMS

“THERE IS NO RULE OF LAW” IN MYANMAR: BUDDHISTS CONTINUE TO MASSACRE MUSLIMS | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
“THERE IS NO RULE OF LAW” IN MYANMAR: BUDDHISTS CONTINUE TO MASSACRE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS BY BURNING THEM ALIVE! by Syarif Hidayat           Buddhists continue to massacre Rohingya Muslims by burning t...
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Thailand Selling Rohingya to Human Traffickers: Report

Thailand Selling Rohingya to Human Traffickers: Report | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

A news agency investigation says Thai officials have been secretly allowing Rohingya Muslim refugees to be dumped off to human traffickers, who hold them for ransom under brutal conditions.

The report by the Reuters news agency said Thai immigration officials were often complicit in the policy toward the Rohingya, who are escaping unrest and religious persecution in neighboring Burma.

It said many of the refugees were told by officials they were being deported back to Burma. Only after they were out at sea, did they realize they had been sold to human traffickers.

The survivors say they were then sent to camps along Thailand's remote border with Malaysia. Many were said to be beaten, and some even killed. They were only allowed to leave if their relatives paid thousands of dollars in ransom....

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Rohingya women face rape 'policy' | Bangkok Post: news

Rohingya women face rape 'policy' | Bangkok Post: news | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Claims of a woman being brutally raped as well as trafficking allegations involving children are bringing into serious doubt the shelters charged with protecting the group in Thailand

...The young Rohingya mother should have felt safe and protected at the Phangnga Shelter for Children and Families. Instead she was whisked away with her two children to a remote island and repeatedly raped... 


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Rohingya Muslims facing systematic human rights violations, UN official says, 12 June 2013

Rohingya Muslims facing systematic human rights violations, UN official says, 12 June 2013 | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

"There is a systematic and widespread violation of human rights against Rohingya Muslims and the blameworthy are not called to account," UN rapporteur said ....

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Rohingya of Myanmar: One Year On- Different. Discriminated. Displaced. Desperate.

Rohingya of Myanmar: One Year On- Different. Discriminated. Displaced. Desperate. | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

....In many instances over the last year, the violence against the community has been state sponsored, allowing for the mass burning of villages, the rape of women and children, with thousands forced into ‘living’ in IDP Camps, fearing death in their homes, yet struggling to live each day with no food, clean water or medical aid in the camps. More than 100,00 were said to be displaced after the first outbreak of violence in June 2012, with another wave of violence in October, the number of displaced has now risen to well over 150,000 people.

It is in fact Myanmar’s 1982 Citizenship Law, rendering the Rohingya stateless, that has to this day been the legal ground for arbitrary and discriminatory treatment against the Rohingya.

Despite the Rohingya name now being recognised worldwide, having once been coined as ‘’The Forgotten People ‘’, they are still not recognised as citizens in their own homeland....

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Burma Muslims ..... SACRILEGE!

Burma Muslims  .....   SACRILEGE! | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Reports of what actually took place in the Central Myanmar town of Meiktila are still emerging. Muslim refugees are beginning to speak out and tell the world of what they witnessed with their own eyes.

 “They beat them in front of me. I was watching. I can still see it.” Noor Bi, is crying as she describes the moment when she saw her husband and brother murdered in front of her eyes as she fled Meiktila.  This latest attack on Muslims came on 20th March in Meiktila, Burma, which is just 50 miles from the Burmese capital and is a military base.  The mob out numbered the police and they were unable to protect the Muslim minority of the town. The 26-year-old is now a widow with a three-year-old son. As she told her story and what she witnessed, the people around her in the make shift refugee camp now set up in the grounds of a Muslim school in Yindaw, began to cry. Grown men sobbed at hearing her ordeal. “They beat them and beat them, they were still alive when they threw my husband and brother in the fire. They were burnt alive.” Tears stream down her face as she continues to relay her account.  “Once they had finished, they told us to bow down to them. We bowed down towards Mecca, but they started to beat us.” Noor pauses and then seems reluctant to tell the next part of her ordeal.  “The police asked the monks and the mob to stop beating us and that they would ensure that we would bow down to the monks.” The faces of the other people listening clearly show their disgust at what she described.  “They made us worship them. That is why we lived on that day,” she looks to the ground, not wanting to make eye contact with me or anyone else. No one blames her; Muslims only bow down in prayer to God, but this was life or death, the IDPs around her, men and women, young and old, all of them Muslim, understand this more than anyone.
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Demand ICG to Suspend Thein Sein's Peace Award Petition

Demand ICG to Suspend Thein Sein's Peace Award Petition | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it
Please sign the petition and tell all your friends and family to sign it.
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Myanmar 'Violates International Laws' over Rohingya Treatment

Myanmar 'Violates International Laws' over Rohingya Treatment | Human Rights and the Will to be free | Scoop.it

Myanmar's government has violated at least eight international laws with its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims, one of the world's most persecuted minorities, according to a British-based advocacy group.

Burma Campaign UK slammed the progressive president Thein Sein for policies of oppression applied exclusively to the Rohingya. The minority group is considered stateless under Burma's citizenship law of 1982.

Legal constraints render it "almost impossible" for the Rohingya to be recognised as citizens of the country. "This violates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and international norms prohibiting discrimination of racial and religious minorities," says the report. .,..

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Burning Muslims in Burma. Watch Only 18 + | Facebook

Ya Allah !!!
Help Muslims of Burma :'(
Aameen Sum Aameen

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This is absolutely horrible!  How can any person be so unfeeling and uncaring so as to do this to another person?!  What person watching this could possibly have a positive thought about Buddhism?  Who upon watching this wouldn't be impressed by the bravery, confidence and surety these Muslims have in their God and the teachings of The Prophet, (PBUH)    We must all do everything in our power to end this barbarity!

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Please contact your Governments and ask them to put International diplomatic pressures to bring Myanmar into compliance with International norms of Human Rights!
Spencer Haskins's comment, April 1, 2013 5:36 PM
I am in shock, these images will haunt me.......