The Rohingya are fleeing from the violence that began on August 25, when they the Rohingya themselves launched attacks against 30 police posts in Rakhine state. In response, the Burmese military has killed at least hundreds of terrorists, targeted burning of entire Rohingya Terrorist villages.
It is true that in the past month over half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar the UN says they are trying to escape an orchestrated campaign of violence described by the UN as “ethnic cleansing.”
The reality is Myanmar is responding to a series of attacks by Rohingya Muslims on local people.
While the #FAKENEWS of the “Rohingya Muslim” crisis the reality is the Rohingya Muslim have been on a murderous rampage in the region.
Bodies of 45 Hindus have been discovered in three mass graves in the Myanmar’s conflict-torn northern Rakhine state, the officials said blaming Muslim insurgents for the killings.
Rakhine state has been in a turmoil since August 25 after Rohingya militants launched deadly attacks on police posts.
No One Wants the Terrorists
Rohingya Muslims violence has left them stateless,the predominantly Buddhist Myanmar considers them Bangladeshi, but Bangladesh says they’re Burmese.
The Rohingya Muslims are Led by ARSA
The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army also known by its former name Harakah al-Yaqin (meaning Faith Movement in English), is a Rohingya insurgent group active in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. According to a December 2016 report by the International Crisis Group, it is led by Ata Ullah, a Rohingya man who was born in Karachi, Pakistan, and grew up in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Other members of its leadership include a committee of Rohingya émigrés in Saudi Arabia.
According to the lead interrogator of ARSA suspects jailed in Sittwe, Police Captain Yan Naing Latt, the group’s goal is to create a “democratic Muslim state for the Rohingya” in Myanmar. Although there is no firm evidence linking the ARSA to foreign Islamist groups, the Burmese government suspects that the group is involved with and subsidized by foreign Islamists. The Burmese government has also accused the ARSA of murdering 34 to 44 civilians and kidnapping 22 others in reprisal attacks against those the ARSA have perceived as government collaborators.
The Idiotic Politically Correct Reaction
On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of Congressional lawmakers urged Tillerson to re-impose travel restrictions on Myanmar’s military leaders and prepare sanctions against those responsible for the violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
In a letter sent to the State Department on Wednesday, 43 members of the House of Representatives called for Tillerson to take “meaningful steps” against the Burmese military.
“Burma’s authorities appear to be in denial of what has happened,” the letter said, according to Reuters. “We urge you to do everything possible to ensure protection and security for those trapped inside Burma or willing to return, as well as oppose forcible returns from neighboring countries.”
Tillerson stopped short of saying whether the US would take any action against Myanmar’s military. He only encouraged the Myanmar military to be “disciplined” and “restrained” in how they deal with terrorists in the region and asked them to allow the United Nations and aid agencies into the region in order to “address some of the most pressing humanitarian needs.”
Tillerson said “a couple” of US diplomats have been granted access to the region, where they are getting “a full accounting of the circumstances.”
Amnesty International released a report on Wednesday that estimates more than 520,000 Rohingya men, women and children have fled northern Rakhine State in the past seven weeks.
In a report released last week, the UN Human Rights Office said that there was “credible information” that the Myanmar military was purposefully destroying the property of the Rohingyas “not only to drive the population out in droves but also to prevent the fleeing Rohingya victims from returning to their homes.”
On Wednesday, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra‘ad al-Hussein called the crisis in Myanmar “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing,” but said the UN has yet to determine if it will be considered a genocide.
“We are yet looking at the legal boundaries of that,” Sanghera said, according to Reuters. “It could meet the boundaries, but we haven’t yet made that legal determination at OHCHR [The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights].”
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