Banke Muslims call for end to Rohingya crisisThe Muslim community in Banke has urged the government to exert pressure on Myanmar government to stop the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
The Muslim community in Banke has urged the government to exert pressure on Myanmar government to stop the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
The minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee Myanmar in the wake of ethnic violence, causing a humanitarian crisis.
The Muslim community of Banke took out a rally in Nepalgunj on Sunday, denouncing Myanmar government’s crackdown on Rohingya minority in the name of fighting armed Rohingya militants.
The rally participants also submitted a memorandum of their demand to the government through Chief District Officer Ramesh KC.
Istiyak Rai, former minister, drew the government’s notice towards the cases of human rights violence being committed by the Myanmar state force against Rohingyas.
Abedur Rahman, the president of the Banke district chapter of Islami Sangh Nepal, called on all sides to mount pressure to end the violence against Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.
Muslim religious leader Maulana Jamal Ahmed Kadari said the crisis in Rakhine concerns everyone who champions human rights.