Hentikan segera pembersihan etnik Rohingya

Sumber terbaru media antarabangsa telah melaporkan pembunuhan tidak kurang 30 orang Rohingya beragama Islam. Menurut laporan Perbadanan Penyiaran Britain (BBC) pada 23 Januari, ketua agensi kemanusiaan Pertubuhan Bangsa-bangsa Bersatu (PBB), Valerie Amos telah menuntut kerajaan Myanmar agar segera membenarkan pekerja bantuan kemanusiaan memasuki kawasan-kawasan krisis dan menggesa penyiasatan bebas dibuat untuk mengetahui sebab pembunuhan tersebut. Manakala presiden Majlis Hak Asasi Manusia Navi Pillay pula telah menuntut penyiasatan segera dilakukan terhadap kejadian pembunuhan tersebut setelah menerima laporan yang berasas mengenai siri pembunuhan orang Islam di Du Chee Yar Tan, salah sebuah perkampungan di Rakhine yang menjadi lokasi terbesar pembunuhan beramai-rami orang Islam. Continue reading

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The many faces of Genocide

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How many instances of attempted genocide have we seen since 1900? Some would say the Turks tried to eliminate the Armenians. The Armenians are sure of it. Hitler admittedly tried to eliminate all Jews from the face of the earth. People did not quite believe him until the actual death camps were discovered. If you stand in one of them, for example Auschwitz in Poland, there can be no question what went on there. There can be no question anything ELSE went on there. It is plain as day. Even then, the world didn’t want to believe it. Continue reading