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Rohingya Plight in Myanmar Worrisome

Rohingya Plight in Myanmar WorrisomeRohingya Plight in Myanmar Worrisome

Iran voiced its deepest concerns over Myanmar’s continued military crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.

On Monday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi called on the government in Myanmar to halt the continued violation of human rights of Muslims and end the present inhuman and violent situation in the country, Press TV reported.

Qasemi urged Myanmar to adopt a realistic approach for establishing peace and peaceful coexistence with the Rohingya.

“The Iranian government is extremely worried by the continued violation of the rights of Muslims in Myanmar, which has led to their deaths and forced immigration,” he said.

Rohingya leaders say 8,000 to 9,000 Rohingya have entered Bangladesh since a fresh wave of violence broke out in Rakhine last Thursday.

Over 100 people have been killed in the fresh bout of violence involving Myanmar’s military.

Renewed violence erupted on August 25 after dozens of police and border outposts in Rakhine allegedly came under attack by a group claiming to be advocating the cause of Muslim Rohingya against the government crackdown in Rakhine.

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