Genocide in Myanmar: Religious scholars to support Jamaat-e-Islami’s march

Karachi, September 07, 2017 (PPI-OT):Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chief Engr. Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman on Thursday called on several prominent religious scholars, including Mufti Muneebur Rehman, Mufti Rafi Usmani, Molana Hakeem Mazhar and Molana Asfand Yar Khan to invite them to the “Support Rohangia March,” scheduled to be taken out on Sunday.

The march is aimed at highlighting the grave violations of human rights in Myanmar by the governmental forces as well as extremist Buddhist monks. The religious scholars assured their participation in the march as well as their full support and cooperation for the cause. All the four prominent personalities termed the march as need of the hour and asked masses to participate in it so as to express solidarity to their Muslim brothers in Myanmar. They said that the issued should also be taken up from mosques.

During the meeting, Mufti Muneebur Rehman termed the genocide in Myanmar as the biggest crises of humanity. He said that the international organizations as well as Muslim bodies, including the Organization of Muslim Conference have been doing nothing in regard to the brutal murders of innocent Muslims in Myanmar.

Mufti Muneed demanded of the government to call on a meeting of all envoys of Muslims countries to discuss the issue and diplomatic relations with Myanmar should be halted. He also demanded that a fact finding mission be sent to Myanmar. He was of the view that all Muslims countries should pressurize the government of Bangladesh to facilitate the refugees. Mufti Rafi Usmani also hailed the march and said that it is an obligation on the Muslim Umma to provide rescue and relief facilities to their oppressed brothers through out the globe. He further said that the government of Pakistan should also support the affected people.

Molana Hakeem Mazhar also condemned the persecution of Muslims in Myanmar. He said that it is a matter of grave concern that even non governmental organizations were not being allowed to provide some relief to the affected people. Molana Asfand Yar Khan also criticized the international and regional powers for their apathy towards the oppressed Muslims in the country. He stressed the need to take the issue up on international level. JI Karachi chief Engr. Naeem said that the JI has always raised its voice for the Muslims of Myanmar and will continue to do so. JI Pakistan chief Sirajul Haq will be leading the march, he said.

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