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Rohingya people above 120,000 have fled Myanmar says UN

Rohingya people above 120,000 have fled Myanmar says UN
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Rohingya Muslims are a stateless Indo-Aryan people who belongs from the Rakhine State of Myanmar. There are around 1 million Rohingyas who are living in Myanmar. As per the reports of the United Nation above 120,000 Rohingya people have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh that led the State counselor Aung San Suu Kyi in under pressure. A large number of the Muslim population of Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Pakistan immerse with the violence against the Rohingya Muslims. In last two weeks, a large number of Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh after the rise in violence against the Muslim ethnic minority.

In 2013 described by the United Nations the most of the Rohingya population are denied the citizenship under the 1982 Burmese citizenship law that restricts full citizenship to British Indian migrants who settled after 1823. As per the reports, Rohingya’s are restricted from the freedom of movement, state education and civil service job in Myanmar. The situation has arisen fear of a humanitarian crisis in Myanmar among Rohingya people. In the last three years, the Malta-based organization has rescued about 40,000 refugees attempting to reach Europe and they are providing aid on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border.

The youngest recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize Malala Yousafzai said that she is still waiting for the fellow laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn the “tragic and shameful treatment” of Myanmar’s Rohingya population. She said that these children’s attacked no one but still they suffer and their home was burned on the grounds. She shared her statement on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar through her twitter account where she said she is still waiting for the Aung San Suu Kyi to take some step.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.