Iranian Aid Handed Out to Myanmar Muslims


Iranian Aid Handed Out to Myanmar Muslims

The Advisory Commission recommended that the Myanmar Government take concrete steps to end the enforced segregation of Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims; ensure full and unfettered humanitarian access throughout the state; tackle Rohingya statelessness and "revisit" the 1982 Citizenship Law; hold perpetrators of human rights violations accountable; and end restrictions on freedom of movement, among other recommendations.

In a telephone conversation on Sunday, the two top generals discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries' armed forces to help the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

UNICEF said on Thursday that about 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since August 25, some 60 percent of them children.

Ayob said IS also shared images of oppressed Rohingya people online to evoke sympathy and lure people to be part of the terror group. According to the Bangladesh government, around 3,000 Rohingya have been killed in the crackdown.

More than 400,000 Rohingyas have fled the country over the past three weeks after violence escalated in late August when the country's military retaliated to Rohingya rebels' attack on a military base.

The Myanmar government "and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in particular, should condemn unequivocally all incitement to racial or religious hatred and combat social discrimination and hostilities against the Rohingya minority", said the resolution.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the U.N. Security Council have urged Myanmar to end the violence, which he said was best described as ethnic cleansing.

The government has declared ARSA a terrorist organisation and accused it of setting the fires and attacking civilians.

More than 430 people have been killed, majority insurgents, and about 30,000 non-Muslim villagers have been displaced, the government said.

Half of the children in Rakhine were malnourished, according to the UN Children's Fund.

Ethnic cleansing is not recognised as a separate crime under worldwide law but allegations of ethnic cleansing as part of wider, systematic human rights violations have been heard in global courts.

Another of Oxfam's experts on the crisis, Paolo Lubrano, told the ABC that humanitarian aid organisations are overwhelmed by the growing number of refugees.

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