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Rohingya is floating in the sea of ​​humanity

The Daily Dawn
Rezaul Karim Hira

Bangladesh near the border with Myanmar armed miscreants attacked the police checkpoint at the beginning of October last year after the country's military has intensified operations against Rohingya Muslims. Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims were killed in the operation so far.

Myanmar's military operation to recover land Rohingya away from the helicopter fired indiscriminately. Although the restricted access to conflict areas, witnesses said, the Rohingya Muslim women being raped. Not only that, indiscriminately shot dead by security forces as well as the Myanmar Rohingya villages are destroyed. The army has denied the allegations.

This is the beginning of a new chapter in the history of deadly violence against Rohingyas said. More than 10 million Muslim Rohingya are seen as illegal immigrants in the country. In addition, the Rohingya Muslims in the country were given citizenship.

Who are Rohingyas?

Stateless Muslim Rohingya ethnic group have stated that the United Nations. The company says it is the world's most long been a minority in a group of Rohingya. Chittagong in Bangladesh, the Rohingya language with local language as it is similar in this group hates Sunni minority Buddhists in Burma. The Buddhists of Myanmar's Rohingya as illegal immigrants. Though the Bengalis living in Myanmar for generations, even as locals call.

Most of the country's western Rakhine State, Rohingyas live in poverty, but he does not have citizenship of the country. There are restrictions on the movement and the work of the Rohingya. According to UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, in 01 of the country's sectarian violence in Rakhine province 0 of one million Rohingya Muslims fled. They risk their lives fleeing by sea; It is still continuing.

Thailand last year, human trafficking, especially through the sea route was closed when trapped thousands of Rohingya. After the discovery of several mass graves in Malaysia, the route had been closed.

Bangladesh's southern coastal districts of Cox's Bazar district bordering Myanmar's Rakhine pradese 3 million Rohingya live. For decades, a large part of the continuing persecution of the Rohingya fleeing the country.

Meanwhile, Bangladesh has all the Rohingya are a small portion of the refuge. He constantly tried to enter Bangladesh, the Rohingya are pushed back to Burma.

What is happening in Myanmar?

October 9, a group of armed miscreants border police check-post attack multiple weapons and fled after killing 9 people. The Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper says, Muse and kutakai army patrol in the city, police station, and a business center, 8 people were killed in the attack. One soldier killed, three policemen, a local security personnel and three were civilians.

Security forces were sent to the area after the attack to take revenge. According to a Reuters news report, at least 130 Rohingya in Rakhine state have been killed in recent military operations. Remote villages are empty because the army has said the number could rise further.

Rohingya rebel attack police checkpoint in the country's government has claimed. Myanmar government, at the instigation of the Pakistani-trained militant Taliban rebels carried out the attack. However, the government confirmed this claim is extremely difficult. Meanwhile, armed attackers scattered in a video footage. Security operations are still continuing.

Violence is on the rise once again to discuss Rohingya issue of citizenship. Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims more than one human rights group demanded the country's citizenship. Human rights groups have urged the Rohingya bandherao tortured.

Suu Kyi What are you doing?

The recent violence in Rakhine state of the country's pro-democracy leader and the ruling political party the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi's silence about the many questions raised. Nobel Peace Prize winner visited Japan last month, the leader of the Rakhine violence and called for an investigation. He's in charge of all security issues and the role of the army in Rakhine, but made no comment. Myanmar also are failing to take action on the matter due to the political criteria, he said.

Meanwhile, temporary camps in Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh, officials and residents say, after the attacks of October, at least 500 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar. The Rohingyas are staying in makeshift camps on the border of Bangladesh. Also Tuesday, a massive fleet of Rohingya in Bangladesh's border security force prevented from entering. Teknaf border on the morning of 40 women and 5 children, has been pushed back 86 Rohingya border. According to Reuters news, fearing the violence of these refugees are not going back to the village. They may still be in the ocean.

Having failed to take action against the persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar's long-term international human rights organizations. The deep sea to save the life of a small boat floating down the Rohingya face. Bangladesh came into being sent back to Burma. Bangladesh already has some of the Rohingya Muslims in makeshift camps. While the floating of humanity from other countries should come forward to accept the Rohingya stateless.

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