End the Buddhist terror in Myanmar now

Source: Religion News Service

Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, carry an elderly woman in a basket and walk toward a refugee camp in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, on Sept. 14, 2017. AP Photo/Dar Yasin

(RNS) — Last week I returned from refugee camps in Bangladesh where 700,000 Rohingya people have fled Myanmar — a country where Buddhism is the state religion — crossing into precarious exile in southern Bangladesh.

One Rohingya refugee we spoke with said:

“We came here just to take shelter and we are thankful to be given shelter. But camp life is not home. We stay here as refugees. We want what normal people have. We are looking for a normal standard of life.”

The Rohingyas are a Muslim ethnic minority, who have lived Myanmar’s western Rakhine state for many generations. The roots of this conflict are complex and arguable. But the sheer scale of Rohingya suffering goes beyond all argument and justification.

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  1. Reblogged this on Progressive Islam. and commented:
    All extremist ( Buddhas, Muslim, Christian, Jews, atheist) are tge same.
    God say: the extremist deceive his followers and bring on them disaster and misery. That is it.
    They are true agent of evil, Evil want create conflict and kill people.
    God permite evil to do so!
    We have to fight evil tirelessly till we die.
    Remember God,l every second in your hear, insya Allah, will be protected.

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