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Iran and Turkey declare their intentions - They would go to war in Myanmar
It might be the most important development in latest situation relating to pathetic plight of Muslims of Myanmar. And I think that no one could take this statement of the heads of State of Turkey and Iran lighty:


Presidents of Iran Hussain Ruhani and Turkey Tayyab #Erdogan Said "If the United Nations will be silent now we will #Break all Barricades or Borders and we can #Enter in Burma our Army is ready to save our Muslim Brothers and Sisters and we cannot wait much if UNO will not take any action !!

As the time of penning this article, the deteriorating Rohingya situation in Rakhine, Myanmar had taken a toll of hundreds of Rohingya Muslims' lives. A large number of their houses have been burnt and around 30,000 Rohingyas have been displaced internally and thousands have tried to flee to neighbouring countries. The leaders of the European Union have been debating about human solutions and emerging leaders in Asia have remained passive for strategic reasons.

We all are aware that in spite of them living in Myanmar for decades, the Rohingyas have no legal standing and are seen as illegal settlers from Bangladesh. There are restrictions on them in areas such as land ownership, marriage, employment, education, and movement. In the 2014 census, the first in three decades, Myanmar officials said they would not accept those who registered themselves as Rohingyas. Buddhist nationalists threatened to boycott the tally over fears that it could lead to official recognition for the Rohingyas. The temporary ID cards which were given to the minority community were also revoked in 2015 as result of protests from Buddhist majority groups.

We have seen that the plight of the Hindu minorities in neighbouring Bangladesh and Pakistan is always taken seriously by India. In the last five years, around 1,200 Hindus facing persecution in Pakistan have been provided shelter in Delhi. Ironically, Rohingya refugee crisis has garnered little attention from Indian policymakers. The inevitable question then is, do the Rohingyas or any other minority group have to belong to a particular religion to get the attention and importance they deserve from India?

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, there are around 9,000 Rohingyas registered in Delhi and thousands more unregistered living in other parts of the country. The UN has declared the group as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world.

War is no solution of any humanitarian issues but how long the world could look the other way when humanity is put to flame and shame?

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