Myanmar security forces committed war crimes in operations that led more than 700,000 members of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The UN approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape, and deaths in detention. The 193-member UN on Friday voted 134-9 with 28 abstentions in favor of the resolution which also calls on Myanmar’s government to take urgent measures […]
A senior Iranian official says the current regime in Myanmar is a US puppet, urging Muslim countries not to remain silent in the face of the country’s deadly crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims. “Myanmar’s regime is a US puppet,” Ali Akbar Velayati, senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on international affairs, said […]
A Myanmarese rights group has warned against the rising government-backed persecution of all Muslims across the country, and not just those in Rohingya-majority Rakhine State, which has been under a bloody army clampdown for more than a week. The independent Burma Human Rights Network said in a Tuesday report that the persisting repression of Muslims […]