Stop anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar

By Staff Reporter

Nov 13, 2003, 23:48


Immediate steps should be taken to stop the

anti-muslim violence in different areas of Myanmar

including Yangon, Mandalay, Kyaukse, Pokkoku and


This was stated by Hajee MA Kamal, President of Arakan

Historical Society, Chittagong in a press statement


He said, it is shocking to learn the utter failure of

the Myanmar State Peace and Development Council to

protect the life and property of the Muslim Community

across Myanmar.

Hajee Kamal further said that according to the news

received from sources inside Myanmar, the anti-Muslim

violence has been escalating since October 20 last in

various parts of the country. He fervently urged the

United Nation, OIC, and the world community to rise to

the occasion and compel the Myanmar authority to stop

anti-Muslim violence and grant citizenship and

complete civic rights to the Muslim community.

Hajee Kamal called upon the UN and OIC to ensure human

rights in Myanmar

 Copyright 2003 by The New Nation


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